Event Factfiles

Listed here are the various talks and meetings that we have held for our members since the group was formed in 2007. Click on the links which will take you to Factfiles, pages containing reports, some with photographs, of the meetings. (NB this site is currently under reconstruction and many of the links may not work)


AGM 18th January
The only thing I can draw – Graffiti in the cell block at Richmond Castle – Kevin Booth – 22nd February
Weaver’s Cottage – A Murderer, a Weaver and a Grocer – Arline Ashton – 15th March
Wealth, Scandal and Intrigue – A History of Guisborough Priory – Christine Clarke – 19th April
Kirkby Parish Records pre 1837 – Wayne Barnacal – 17th May
Ingleby Manor – Families Through History – Geoff Taylor – 21st June
Visit to Gisborough Priory – Christine Clarke – 23rd June
Your Next Station Stop is Stokesley – Tony Daniels – 20th September
Deltiology – Why People Collect Postcards


Patterns of Marriage in Rural Communities – Rev Ann Heading – 10th February
Defences of North Yorkshire WW1 and 11 – Stuart McMillan – 16th March
Appealing Conscription during WW1: An insight from the North Riding Tribunal Papers – Angus Wallace – 12th October via Zoom
Heroes and a Villain – Chris Lloyd – 9th November –  Zoom Lecture


AGM – Rambles Around Cleveland – Lynn Lamport – 21st January
The Dixons and Cleopatra’s Needle – Ian Pearce – 25th February
The North East Turned Upside Down – Phil Philo – 25th March
Roman Aldborough – Wendy Hyam – 29th April
The Stories of Rievaulx Abbey and Mount Grace Priory – Lucy Beckett – 20th May
Visit to Aldborough – 3rd July
Ingleby Manor Survey Talk – Barry Harrison – 22nd July


AGM – 22nd January
Now and Then – 26th February
The Strange Beginnings of Stokesley’s Preston Grammar School – 12th March
Attacking The Devil and Sinking The Unsinkable – 16th April
Visit To All Saints’ Church, Great Ayton – 6th June
Zurbarans At Auckland Castle – 18th June
1918 – A Momentous Year For Women – 10th September


AGM – 16th January
The Graham Family of Norton Conyers – 27th February
In Search Of Captain Cook’s Cottage – 20th March
The Davison Children’s Home – 24th April
Kirkby Bank and The Alum House – 15th May
In the Footsteps of the White Monks – 19th June
Norton Conyers Visit  – 12th July
Westerdale at the time of the Knights Templar – 13th July
Wayward Wynyard – 25th September


AGM – 18th January
The Diaries of John Stubbs – 15th February
Wills at the Borthwick – 14th March
Demoniacs at Skelton Castle – 18th April
Victorian Gardens – 23rd May
Escomb Church – 9th June
Music in Victorian Middlesbrough – 20th June
My Dad Was Born At Bridge House – 11th July
Archaeological Finds in Bedale 
Beggars at Quarter Sessions – 10th October


All the World’s a Stage – 9th February
Women and Property in North Yorkshire – 9th March
St Augustine’s – From Saxons to Tomorrow – 20th April
Glimpses of Kildale – 15th May
The Beauties of Sterne – 1st June
Visit to Shandy Hall – 23rd June
The Vikings in Cleveland – 6th July
A Walk Around Stokesley – 22nd July
The Pennymans of Ormesby Hall – 7th October
Village Education – 2nd November


A Farmer Moving South – 17th January
Sir William Turner’s Hospital – 17th February
The Mary Rose – 24th March
Saltburn Through the Years – 14th April
Linthorpe Pottery – 19th May
Markenfield Hall – 2nd July
Battersby Junction Walk – 24th July
History in Local Place Names – 7th September
Captain Cook and the Making of a Hero – 20th October
Prohibition Party – 12th December


Corn Milling – 11th March
Warren Moor Ironstone Mine – 12th June
Letters in the Attic – Part 3 – 27th June
Newham Hall – 5th September
The Arts & Crafts Movement and the Building of Rounton Grange – 9th September
Street House Roman Villa – 15th October
Navvies – 7th November


Preserving Our History and Your Documents – 20th February
Gertrude Bell – 18th April
Iron Smelting in Tripsdale – Part 2 – 9th May
Heritage Walk Around Kirkby – 20th June
Roman Occupation of the Tees Valley – 25th June
Whorlton – 9th July
Ormesby Hall – 7th September
Local History Through Early Postcards – 12th November


Discovering Secrets of our Past – 12th September
British Steel Archive – 12th October
Defending the Home Front – 14th November2010Heritage Walk Around Great Broughton – 16th June
Northern Archaeology Store – 7th July
Pannierman Way Day – 22nd July


Iron Smelting in Tripsdale – May 5th
Ingleby Manor – June 24th
Mount Grace Priory – July 30th


The Medieval Village of Little Broughton – 17th June


Rievaulx Abbey

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