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Huddersfield & District Archaeological Society

The Society actively studies, explores and records the archaeology of the Huddersfield area. It covers Pre-history, the Roman and Mediaeval periods and more recently, Industrial Archaeology. A Roman Interest Group has just been formed, whose priority is to find more links of the Roman Road across the Pennines A winter lecture series is held on […]

Halifax Antiquarian Society

Publishes transactions. Individual members have taken part in excavations and in recording for Sites and Monuments Record. Contact details Web: halifaxhistory.org.uk Email: halifaxantiquarian@gmail.com

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South Leeds Archaeology Group

South Leeds Archaeology (SLA), brings together individuals who are interested in archaeology, share information, learn from each other and further everyone’s understanding. Founded in 2005 by a group of like minded individuals and spearheaded by their archaeology teacher, SLA now has over 20 members. It works closely with the West Yorkshire Achieve Service (WYAS). What […]

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Forest of Galtres Society

Holding infrequent meetings since 1953, the society now offers those from Easingwold Rural District with an interest in local history a varied programme  of events, lectures and summer outings. They seek to foster an appreciation and preservation of local historical treasures and heritage both tangible and intangible. Contact Details Website: www.forestofgaltressociety.org E-mail: helen@forestofgaltressociety.org

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Rotherham Archaeological Society

Rotherham Archaeological Society is a voluntary body dedicated to the preservation of Rotherham’s historic buildings and to the investigation and recording of its archaeology and heritage. A number of events are organised each year, and they offer a Dissertation Prize  for Level 3 students in the Department of Archaeology at Sheffield University designed to encourage […]

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South Pennines History Group

The South Pennine History Group was formed  in 2010 out of the common interests of three local history groups in the South Pennines: Hebden Bridge Local History Society, Marsden History Group, and Saddleworth Historical Society. The Group  works in partnership to research, record and promote all aspects of the history and heritage of the South […]

Pontefract and District Archaeological Society

Founded over fifty years ago, PontArch aims to ‘foster and promote the study of archaeology and its contribution to history, especially in and around Pontefract.’  Lucky enough to have several prominent archaeologists at the fore, the society runs frequent excavations, fieldwalking, Geophysical surveys and holds a winter lecture programme. They also have a Young Archaeologist’s […]

Sheffield Archaeological Forum

The Sheffield Archaeological Forum is an educational society organised by the alumni of the University of Sheffield. Their aims are twofold: firstly, to encourage a greater awareness and understanding of archaeology amongst the general public; and secondly, to encourage a reflexive approach to interpretation in archaeological circles through the media of publication and open conferences.

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Ryedale Vernacular Building Materials Research Group

The Ryedale Vernacular Building Materials Research Group was formed in 2002 as a multi-disciplinary research forum to bring together groups, societies, institutions and individuals who have an interest in the vernacular and other buildings of North and East Yorkshire, and in particular the building stones and source quarries. The group aims to: Survey, identify and […]

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Scarborough Archaeological & Historical Society

Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society is among the most active and expert archaeological societies in the UK. The Society, originally called The Scarborough and District Archaeological Society, was founded in 1947 by a group of enthusiasts keen to preserve and research the rich archaeological inheritance of the area. Originally an excavating’ society, over the years […]

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