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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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8th February 2021

Stray cows and iron horses: how Francis Bean escaped the Poor Law Union

Our next Zoom talk, on Friday 19 February at 7.30pm, features Elaine Bradshaw, one of our members. Elaine has been part of our Poverty Research Group project, examining Poor Law out-relief records of people in our area. Read more  

1st February 2021

Orphans and nurse-children: growing up poor in mid-19th century York

We've been using Poor Law Records to investigate 19th century poverty locally. How do we discover the lives of family 'strays' such as orphans? This post reveals glimpses of their lives and uncovers more about them. Read more  

16th January 2021

Remembering Nunnery Lane

Our first Zoom talk of 2021 will be Susan Major, highlighting our new research about the old shops and pubs on Nunnery Lane on 29 January Read more  

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Walking app

Our new self-guided audio walks

We've designed some new history walks Read more  

Publications again

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  

Our Blog

8th February 2021

Stray cows and iron horses: how Francis Bean escaped the Poor Law Union

Our next Zoom talk, on Friday 19 February at 7.30pm, features Elaine Bradshaw, one of our members. Elaine has been part of our Poverty Research Group project, examining Poor Law out-relief records of people in our area. Read more  

1st February 2021

Orphans and nurse-children: growing up poor in mid-19th century York

We've been using Poor Law Records to investigate 19th century poverty locally. How do we discover the lives of family 'strays' such as orphans? This post reveals glimpses of their lives and uncovers more about them. Read more  

16th January 2021

Remembering Nunnery Lane

Our first Zoom talk of 2021 will be Susan Major, highlighting our new research about the old shops and pubs on Nunnery Lane on 29 January 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

Mar

26

Rowntree's, York and the 1918 Flu Pandemic Read more