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Sharing the information found through archaeological work and research.

Archaeology

Archaeology in the York and East Riding of Yorkshire Area.

If your Planning Application as received an Archaeological Condition on the Notice of Decision, you will need one or more of these:

Estimate, Written Scheme of Investigation, Watching Brief, Trial Trenches, Evaluation, Report, Desk-Based Assessment.

Find out more by using the drop down menu above.

Talks, Walks & Workshops

There are currently 34 talks available, many of which can also be created into Workshops, or why not arrange a Walking Tour around York – various routes and themes available.

Find out more by using the drop down menu above.

Karen Adams also has a page on the Public Speakers Corner website

Research

Undergoing research is helping to create more talks and workshops as well as the information for the:

On this Day Pages – Find out about some of the important events which have taken place across the world on each day of the year – see menu above.

Newsletters

A monthly newsletter (pdf) can be downloaded for free.

Find them in the News & Articles drop down menu above.

Community Archaeology

PastSearch has been working with local communities and in particular with the Holme-on-Spalding Moor Local History Society, to discover more about their past through archaeology.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Mar
13
Wed
7:30 pm PastSearch Talk @ Poppleton Methodist Church
PastSearch Talk @ Poppleton Methodist Church
Mar 13 @ 7:30 pm
PastSearch Talk @ Poppleton Methodist Church
Karen Adams has been invited to give a talk for the Poppleton CAMEO on the Clues Above the Eyeline in York.
Jun
20
Thu
7:30 pm PastSearch Talk @ Micklegate Methodist Church Hall
PastSearch Talk @ Micklegate Methodist Church Hall
Jun 20 @ 7:30 pm
PastSearch Talk @ Micklegate Methodist Church Hall
Karen Adams has been in invited to give a talk for the Pontefract & District Family History Society on the Trials & Execution at York.
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8 Dec – 1660 – England – Either Margaret Hughes or Anne Marshall became first female to play Desdemona on a public stage. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aI2R4USQcak&feature=youtu.be https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Hughes https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_Marshall
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8th December 1660: First woman appears on a professional stage in England as Desdemona in Othello
King Charles II marked the revival of theatre by granting the dramatists Sir Thomas Killigrew and Sir William Davenant a monopoly on theatre performances. On...
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8 Dec 1980 – USA – Former Beatle, John Lennon murdered. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OkmaGvdJIZU https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_John_Lennon

WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing
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The Man Who Shot John Lennon (The Beatles Documentary) | Timeline
Check out our new website for more incredible history documentaries: HD and ad-free. http://bit.ly/2O6zUsK This episode tries to unravel the reasoning behind...
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8 Dec 1659 – YORK - High winds damaged Minster and many houses.
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Stonehenge Archaeologists Furious at Construction Crew Accused of ‘Smashing’ a 6,000-Year-Old Platform
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7 Dec 1822 – Yorkshire Philosophical Society founded by William Salmond, Anthony Thorpe & James Atkinson. http://www.ypsyork.org/about-yps/yps-history/1822-2/

8 Dec – 1660 – England – Either Margaret Hughes or Anne Marshall became first female to play Desdemona on a public stage. https://t.co/2Vmb7uhf5W https://t.co/hfS7THWQ4e
https://t.co/DaixXUbOO8

8 Dec 1980 – USA – Former
Beatle, John Lennon murdered. https://t.co/ObcvWtahmY
https://t.co/YRi7WEC4D9
WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing

8 Dec 1659 –  YORK - High winds damaged Minster and many houses.

Stonehenge Archaeologists Furious at Construction Crew Accused of ‘Smashing’ a 6,000-Year-Old Platform

https://t.co/TDIa1C3MrN

7 Dec 1822 – Yorkshire Philosophical Society founded
by William Salmond, Anthony Thorpe & James Atkinson. https://t.co/tPj9rq4Hzm

7 Dec 1941 – USA – Pearl Harbour, Hawaii attacked by Japanese (WWII). https://t.co/3VinL8ajbL

https://t.co/MTsTKal5OT
WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing