PastSearch Newsletters

The monthly PastSearch Newsletter began in 2013 as a two page document.  Over the years this has expanded with special features such as:

In this Month: An event from the website ‘On This Day‘ page is chosen for each day of the corresponding Newsletter month.

Lost Buildings of York: Information taken from William Hargrove’s 1818 guide to York.

Snippets from Arthur’s Guide to York: A look at York from the late 19th century guide, including some of the traders of that time.

British Monarchs: A chronological history of each monarch.

Just For Fun & Picture This: Puzzle page.

What’s been in the News?:  A look at some of the archaeological and news events which have made the headlines in the previous month.


There are also articles corresponding with Newsletter month.

Each Newsletter is available here as a free PDF download. 

Simply choose the year below (or from the News & Articles Tab in the menu bar above) which will take you to a new page

A short description of the contents of each newsletter is given, click on Read Newsletter – The PDF will open in a separate window.