We were pleased to receive another interesting and entertaining talk by Marcus are Secretary entitled The Peasants are revolting!!!! The poll tax of 1377 and East Yorkshire. A challenge to the crown.
We would like to express our great appreciation to Stephen Wells who stepped in at very short notice with a talk on 14th June – ‘The Life and Crimes of Jack the Ripper’. We all really enjoyed his talk and … Continued
What an interesting evening we had on Thursday 10th May, when we listened to Roger Gooch talk about the Driffield Navigation – thank you, Roger. We learnt a lot about the history of the waterway from this power-point presentation and … Continued
We were very interested to hear Bishop David Lunn’s talk on Thursday 12th April – ‘The battle for the soul of 19th century Driffield’ – What kind of God did they or did they not believe in? As always, the … Continued
Since we started on September 22nd 2016 we have held a number of events – Talks have included: Dr. Richard Gorski of Hull University on ‘A Girlfriend in Every Port: Hull Sailors in the 19th Century’ and also on ‘The Vikings: … Continued
Very many thanks to Marcus Ramshaw Former Tutor, Fellow and Chaplain of Downing College, Cambridge. Graduate of St. Andrews, York and Durham Universities for his talk on 8th March – ‘Not flowers but Cauliflowers’. The eccentric squire of Sledmere – … Continued
Very many thanks to Dr Richard Gorski , Group Head for History and Senior Lecturer in Maritime History at the University of Hull, who, on Thursday the 8th of February 2018, kindly spoke to us on 8th February about the … Continued
Many thanks to our erudite regular speaker, Marcus Ramshaw for a most excellent talk – ‘Beware of the Sheep!’ The Lost Villages of Medieval Yorkshire. There are 129 deserted villages in East Yorkshire, the most famous, Wharram Percy us but … Continued