South Yorkshire Mining Disasters

In the period that we now call the Industrial Revolution mining disasters wrecked the lives of thousands of South Yorkshire families and devastated … [Read more...]





Yorkshire’s Flying Pickets

Bruce Wilson's diary is an honest and action-packed account of what life was like for five young men on picket duty during the longest and most bitter … [Read more...]





Yorkshire VCs

Today the Victoria Cross remains the supreme British award for bravery. It takes precedence over all other awards and decorations. During its … [Read more...]





South Yorkshire Pits

The last 150 years has been the most tumultuous in the industrial history of South Yorkshire, and at the heart of this has always been mining and its … [Read more...]





Yorkshire Mining Veterans

Yorkshire Mining Veterans is an extraordinary collection of stories told by the Veterans of the mines. Their memories span nearly a century from … [Read more...]





Tall tales wanted for Park project

Legends, tall stories and old myths are in demand for a special project aimed at entertaining visitors to the Yorkshire Dales National … [Read more...]





The Forgotten Canals of Yorkshire – Wakefield to Swinton

'The Forgotten Canals of Yorkshire: Wakefield to Swinton via Barnsley' is part of the canal series in 'Transport Through the Ages', brought to you by … [Read more...]





Yorkshire Sieges of the Civil Wars

Throughout recorded history Yorkshire has been a setting for warfare of all kinds - marches, skirmishes and raids, pitched battles and sieges. And … [Read more...]





The Yorkshire Dales

The landscape and people are the two most distinctive qualities of the Yorkshire Dales, and this book employs new sources and methods to help the … [Read more...]