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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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29th October 2019

A hand to mouth existence: the story of Eliza Seymour

We’ve been examining the role of 19th century outdoor relief - publicly-financed poor relief - given in kind and/or in money, to allow poor people to remain in their own homes. Read more  

23rd October 2019

Clementhorpe, York: Over 200 Years of Work and Industry

If you look at maps of the Clementhorpe area at around the end of the nineteenth century, you will see a number of large buildings variously labelled ‘chemical manure works’, ‘confectionery works’, ‘thread mill’, ‘glassworks’, ‘shipyard’ and so forth. Read more  

19th October 2019

The two cousins and the First World War

We wrote about the Oberhoffer family three years ago, when we were looking at aliens and their families in our area in the First World War. Read more  

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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  

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Bishy Road: a York shopping street in time

Our area has a long history of trading Read more  

Our Blog

29th October 2019

A hand to mouth existence: the story of Eliza Seymour

We’ve been examining the role of 19th century outdoor relief - publicly-financed poor relief - given in kind and/or in money, to allow poor people to remain in their own homes. Read more  

23rd October 2019

Clementhorpe, York: Over 200 Years of Work and Industry

If you look at maps of the Clementhorpe area at around the end of the nineteenth century, you will see a number of large buildings variously labelled ‘chemical manure works’, ‘confectionery works’, ‘thread mill’, ‘glassworks’, ‘shipyard’ and so forth. Read more  

19th October 2019

The two cousins and the First World War

We wrote about the Oberhoffer family three years ago, when we were looking at aliens and their families in our area in the First World War. Read more  

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Making Ends Meet in Nunnery Lane

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

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The Wood family of the River Ouse Read more