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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 June 2020

Poverty Research Project: sources for 18th century family history

We recently received an enquiry from Sydney, Australia, where Alan Atkinson is researching an ancestor, James Atkinson of York. Read more  

22nd June 2020

The Great Visitation of 1604: the plague in York

Today the death rate in England from Coronavirus is around 1 in 1500. Go back 400 years and the death rate in York could hit 1 in 15. Read more  

12th June 2020

Creating an archive of our experience of COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed the world - and York was the first city in the country with confirmed coronavirus cases. 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

26th June 2020

Poverty Research Project: sources for 18th century family history

We recently received an enquiry from Sydney, Australia, where Alan Atkinson is researching an ancestor, James Atkinson of York. Read more  

22nd June 2020

The Great Visitation of 1604: the plague in York

Today the death rate in England from Coronavirus is around 1 in 1500. Go back 400 years and the death rate in York could hit 1 in 15. Read more  

12th June 2020

Creating an archive of our experience of COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed the world - and York was the first city in the country with confirmed coronavirus cases. Read more  

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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  

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