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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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13th May 2024

Our new book about Bishophill out next week

We’ll be launching our new book next week, Bishophill and Skeldergate: exploring old shops, pubs and industries in York, the latest in our award-winning series. Read more  

5th May 2024

A York City footballer with an old shop in Bishy Road

We were delighted recently when Robert Mason gave us some wonderful photos of his uncle, George Maskill. Read more  

5th April 2024

Researching changes in the local economy over time

One of our Trustees, John Stevens, highlights a welcome new resource for exploring historical themes, which offers some surprising discoveries. Read more  

1st March 2024

Bishophill women

As it’s now Women’s History Month 2024, we’re highlighting a few of the amazing women featuring in our forthcoming book about Bishophill. Read more  

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Our Next Event

May

24

Writing your family or local history 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

13th May 2024

Our new book about Bishophill out next week

We’ll be launching our new book next week, Bishophill and Skeldergate: exploring old shops, pubs and industries in York, the latest in our award-winning series. Read more  

5th May 2024

A York City footballer with an old shop in Bishy Road

We were delighted recently when Robert Mason gave us some wonderful photos of his uncle, George Maskill. Read more  

5th April 2024

Researching changes in the local economy over time

One of our Trustees, John Stevens, highlights a welcome new resource for exploring historical themes, which offers some surprising discoveries. Read more  

1st March 2024

Bishophill women

As it’s now Women’s History Month 2024, we’re highlighting a few of the amazing women featuring in our forthcoming book about Bishophill. Read more  

View all blog posts  

Our Next Event

May

24

Writing your family or local history 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