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Hello and Welcome!

Introducing the East Riding Archives Blog … In these times of lockdown it’s important now, more than ever, that we bring you online content based on our amazing documentary heritage collections while we await the day when we can welcome you back into our home at the Treasure House in Beverley, East Yorkshire. Even though […]

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Risk It For A Biscuit

Ann Schofield’s Recipe for ‘Lemon Biscuits’, 1754 (archive-ref DDSD/643) When you work in a place like East Riding Archives, you can’t help but look into some of your own genealogy, or ‘family history’ as it were.  It’s partly because doing so is good training for helping others to trace their ancestors, but also having all […]

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Casting A Wide Net

‘Trawling Through Time: The Story Of Cook, Welton and Gemmell, Shipbuilders’ tv documentary goes online! Last summer it was previewed to a full-house at Beverley’s Parkway Cinema, then in November it was broadcast on That’s TV Humber, and published on DVD shortly afterwards.  Now, ‘Trawling Through Time: The Story Of Cook, Welton & Gemmell’ documentary […]

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The East Riding Covid-19 Archive

We are living in extraordinary times as the Covid-19 pandemic has changed how we interact with people and the world around us. Our lives have changed completely over the past few weeks and we are asking for your help in creating a permanent record of this for future generations. A collection of your experiencesThe Archives […]

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May’s Newsletter

Our newsletter this month contains information on how we are keeping in touch with everyone during these difficult and unusual times. We even mention this very Blog! You can also find out about some of the varied collections that are kept in the Archives. There is the Beverley Voluntary Service Hospital Helps scrapbook from the 1940s, […]

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