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Clements Hall Local History Group

Exploring the Scarcroft, Clementhorpe, South Bank and Bishophill areas of York

Clements Hall Local History Group

Exploring the Scarcroft, Clementhorpe and South Bank areas of York

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19th July 2021

The old corner shops of Bishophill

This year we were delighted to merge with Bishophill History Group. It’s a fascinating area inside the walls to the south of the city centre, but we decided to start by looking at the old shops which used to be in Bishophill, within living memory. Read more  

16th June 2021

Soldiers and Zeppelins: our latest smartphone walk

Our latest walk invites you to think about how World War 1 impacted on our area of York, South Bank. Read more  

24th May 2021

"The history of York is the history of England"

Our latest guest blog post is from York Civic Trust, about their education packs, which include material relating to our area. Read more  

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Old house in Skeldergate CI

New merger with Bishophill

We have agreed to merge with Bishophill History Group, Read more  

Walking app

Our new self-guided audio walks

We've designed some new history walks Read more  

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Upcoming Events

Find out what events are coming up this year. Read more  

Our Blog

19th July 2021

The old corner shops of Bishophill

This year we were delighted to merge with Bishophill History Group. It’s a fascinating area inside the walls to the south of the city centre, but we decided to start by looking at the old shops which used to be in Bishophill, within living memory. Read more  

16th June 2021

Soldiers and Zeppelins: our latest smartphone walk

Our latest walk invites you to think about how World War 1 impacted on our area of York, South Bank. Read more  

24th May 2021

"The history of York is the history of England"

Our latest guest blog post is from York Civic Trust, about their education packs, which include material relating to our area. Read more  

View all blog posts  

Making Ends Meet in Nunnery Lane

York Union Ledgers

Our research project is investigating poverty in Nunnery Lane in the mid 19th century. View project  

Our Next Event

Sep

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The crimes of Dr Gramshaw: downfall of a Yorkshire doctor Read more