Local History Group members have been involved in a range of explorations together with other people in our neighbourhood.
One of our current projects is about 19th century poverty - see here
Members have also explored the history of industry in Clementhorpe - see here
Our big project in 2016 and 2017 was about World War 1 and its effect on our area, with a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to support our researches. See here
We've also spent a large amount of time researching the history of local shops in Bishopthorpe Road, Nunnery Lane, South Bank and Scarcroft Road (see here).
We now know a lot more about the history of pubs in our area - see here
Lastly we've found out quite a lot about people from the past, see below for some examples, but there are many more featuring in our blog posts and web pages.
We've also paid tribute to a number of local heroes