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Clements Hall Local History Group

Exploring the Scarcroft, Clementhorpe, South Bank and Bishophill areas of York

Clements Hall Local History Group

Exploring the Scarcroft, Clementhorpe, South Bank and Bishophill areas of York

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Our Blog

8th February 2024

Celebrating our shopping history

Yet another new shop is opening up around Bishy Road this week, once again reflecting current trends. Read more  

31st December 2023

Announcing our 2024 programme of talks

Our talks this year have proved to be very popular, so we’re delighted to announce our new programme of live talks at Clements Hall for 2024. Read more  

28th November 2023

Celebrating our history after ten years

This year we’re celebrating our 10th anniversary, as we founded our history group in 2013. Read more  

25th October 2023

Decorating the street once more

The nights are drawing in and the summer bunting has been taken down in Bishy Road, to be replaced by our lovely lights. Read more  

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Our Next Event

Mar

22

TE Cooke’s factory and St Mary Bishophill Senior Read more  

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Our publications

Our group has published four books covering our researches Read more  

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Mapping York's scoria bricks

Have you ever wondered why we have all those silvery grey blue tiles in our back alleyways and gutters? Read more  

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Upcoming Events

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

Our Blog

8th February 2024

Celebrating our shopping history

Yet another new shop is opening up around Bishy Road this week, once again reflecting current trends. Read more  

31st December 2023

Announcing our 2024 programme of talks

Our talks this year have proved to be very popular, so we’re delighted to announce our new programme of live talks at Clements Hall for 2024. Read more  

28th November 2023

Celebrating our history after ten years

This year we’re celebrating our 10th anniversary, as we founded our history group in 2013. Read more  

25th October 2023

Decorating the street once more

The nights are drawing in and the summer bunting has been taken down in Bishy Road, to be replaced by our lovely lights. Read more  

View all blog posts  

Our Next Event

Mar

22

TE Cooke’s factory and St Mary Bishophill Senior Read more  

Making Ends Meet in Nunnery Lane

York Union Ledgers

Our research project has investigated poverty in Nunnery Lane in the mid 19th century. View project