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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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11th September 2019

Cultivating in the City

For our next talk on Friday 20 September 2019 we're very pleased to welcome back Dr Ross Wilson, who has written extensively about the social history of York's allotments. Read more  

25th August 2019

Making ends meet: exploring mid-nineteenth century poverty in our area

Our latest research project explores mid-nineteenth poverty locally, focusing on the St Mary Bishophill Junior parish during the period 1839-43. This includes streets outside the City Walls such as Nunnery Lane, Dale Street, Dove Street and Swann Street. Read more  

31st July 2019

Our latest female shopkeepers are open for business

Female shopkeepers have played a substantial role in the history of the Bishy Road shops, and we’re delighted that our latest two shops are run by pairs of women. Read more  

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Our award-winning WW1 project

We’ve now completed our WW1 project, with a range of activities, publications and videos. Read more  

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Upcoming Events

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

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Bishy Road: a York shopping street in time

Our area has a long history of trading Read more  

Our Blog

11th September 2019

Cultivating in the City

For our next talk on Friday 20 September 2019 we're very pleased to welcome back Dr Ross Wilson, who has written extensively about the social history of York's allotments. Read more  

25th August 2019

Making ends meet: exploring mid-nineteenth century poverty in our area

Our latest research project explores mid-nineteenth poverty locally, focusing on the St Mary Bishophill Junior parish during the period 1839-43. This includes streets outside the City Walls such as Nunnery Lane, Dale Street, Dove Street and Swann Street. Read more  

31st July 2019

Our latest female shopkeepers are open for business

Female shopkeepers have played a substantial role in the history of the Bishy Road shops, and we’re delighted that our latest two shops are run by pairs of women. Read more  

View all blog posts  

Making Ends Meet in Nunnery Lane

York Union Ledgers

Our new research project will investigate poverty in Nunnery Lane in the mid 19th century. View project  

Our Next Event

Sep

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Cultivating in the City: the growth of York’s allotment gardens Read more