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Clements Hall Local History Group

Exploring the Scarcroft, Clementhorpe and South Bank areas of York

Clements Hall Local History Group

Exploring the Scarcroft, Clementhorpe and South Bank areas of York

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26th November 2017

Ernest Woodall and the role of decoy ships

By researching individual human stories it’s possible to learn much more about the historical background to war. One of the men commemorated on the Scarcroft School WW1 Memorial, former pupil Ernest Woodall, served on a decoy ship in the First World War. Read more  

19th November 2017

Presenting our researches

We had a tremendous day on Saturday at Clements Hall, showing local people our displays about the fascinating and eventful stories we’ve been exploring in our World War 1 project over the last two years. Read more  

26th October 2017

Our new website

As you may have noticed, we now have a brilliant new website here at www.clementshallhistorygroup.org.uk Read more  

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Military Service Poster

Conscience and the call to arms

We’ve identified a range of men from our small area who were WW1 conscientious objectors. Read more  

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Upcoming Events

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

Bishopthorpe Road

Our shopping history

Our area has a long history of trading Read more  

Our Blog

26th November 2017

Ernest Woodall and the role of decoy ships

By researching individual human stories it’s possible to learn much more about the historical background to war. One of the men commemorated on the Scarcroft School WW1 Memorial, former pupil Ernest Woodall, served on a decoy ship in the First World War. Read more  

19th November 2017

Presenting our researches

We had a tremendous day on Saturday at Clements Hall, showing local people our displays about the fascinating and eventful stories we’ve been exploring in our World War 1 project over the last two years. Read more  

26th October 2017

Our new website

As you may have noticed, we now have a brilliant new website here at www.clementshallhistorygroup.org.uk Read more  

View all blog posts  

Our WW1 Project

History Group banner stands

The aim of the project is to support people to understand the impact of the War and learn new skills in sharing their findings. View project  

Our Next Event

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City of York Health and Poor Law archives Read more