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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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6th May 2021

How Francis Bean escaped the Poor Law Union and joined the railway

Elaine Bradshaw, a member of our Poverty Research Group, Making Ends Meet in Nunnery Lane, has been researching case studies of families receiving out-relief in the mid-19th century Read more  

19th April 2021

A tragic figure of singular promise

This is the story of a young composer living in Albemarle Road in the early 20th century, who died tragically at an early age. He was inspired by many local features. Read more  

31st March 2021

The Mosses of Moss Street

In our latest blog post, our member Peter Thompson recounts the intriguing story of what happened when he started investigating the street where he lives in York, South Parade, off Blossom St. He was sidetracked into exploring the history of a local family and how Moss Street was eventually developed 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

6th May 2021

How Francis Bean escaped the Poor Law Union and joined the railway

Elaine Bradshaw, a member of our Poverty Research Group, Making Ends Meet in Nunnery Lane, has been researching case studies of families receiving out-relief in the mid-19th century Read more  

19th April 2021

A tragic figure of singular promise

This is the story of a young composer living in Albemarle Road in the early 20th century, who died tragically at an early age. He was inspired by many local features. Read more  

31st March 2021

The Mosses of Moss Street

In our latest blog post, our member Peter Thompson recounts the intriguing story of what happened when he started investigating the street where he lives in York, South Parade, off Blossom St. He was sidetracked into exploring the history of a local family and how Moss Street was eventually developed Read more  

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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

May

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Landscapes of pre-industrial Clementhorpe Read more