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EDIBLE ENGLAND

A Conservation perspective (from Kat Saunt) Heritage Open Days 2021 theme was Edible England and as part of my conservation workshop tours on Saturday the 11th of September I was able to talk about how many of the materials I use to conserve archive documents could – at a push- be described as edible. To […]

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Pocklington – Tour The Town

Experience the Past with the ‘What Was Here?’ app Free to download on Google Play or the App Store (search ‘what was here’) I’ve strolled around the beautiful town of Pocklington many times before, seen it’s bustling centre and quiet winding alleyways around the churchyard, but never before like this. My walk in Pocklington, using […]

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas, look no further. Watch our latest ‘Archive to Armchair’ video where you can take a trip through some wintry scenes from our collections covering Beverley, Little Weighton, Pocklington and Walkington in the early 20th century. Starring: [00:19] Postcard of North Bar Without, south west end from west, Beverley, […]

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Your East Riding COVID-19 Experiences

(Editor’s note): This article was originally published in August 2020. Under the current Government lockdown restrictions (effective from 4th January 2021, the Archives service remains closed to visitors. We ask that you keep any items safely until such time as we can announce that the service is due to re-open. Thank you. Previously in May, […]

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A Nice Journey

A Journal ‘From Kilnwick To Nice’ (archive ref: DDSA/1113) I don’t know about you, but it feels like, in our current ‘Covid’ times, my world has shrunk a little bit since free travel began to get curtailed.  Even now, with lockdown measures beginning to ease, it feels as though many people are self-restricting themselves in […]

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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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The East Riding Covid-19 Archive

(Editor’s note): This article was originally published in May 2020. Under the current Government lockdown restrictions (effective from 4th January 2021, the Archives service remains closed to visitors. We ask that you keep any items safely until such time as we can announce that the service is due to re-open. Thank you. We are living […]

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