Online Exhibition: First World War Lives

The First World War Lives project tells the previously untold stories of over 1,100 local service personnel, researched by our team of volunteers. Using original documents held here at the East Riding Archives, and sources held online such as the census and military records, our project volunteers have uncovered each individual’s life story from birth […]

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New ‘Archives Card’ Scheme

From the 6th July 2020 the East Riding Archives service will be using the new Archives Card scheme. Readers will need to be registered to consult the archives in the research room. The CARN (County Archives Research Network) reader’s ticket scheme expired on the 31st March 2020 and was replaced with the Archives Card. Please […]

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Our Criminal Ancestors

Using historical criminal justice records by Professor Helen Johnston Professor of Criminology, University of Hull (guest contributor) During 2017 and 2018, we led a collaborative public engagement project funded by the AHRC called ‘Our Criminal Ancestors‘ and we continue to work with a range of archives, museums and heritage organisations to engage the public in […]

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