Aireborough Historical Society

Aireborough Historical Society (3)



Title
Aireborough Historical Society
Date As Shown
Location Arncliffe
Photo ID
S095 & S096
Comment
1972: At that time the Society was called the Aireborough & Horsforth Museum Society, the name was changed as Horsforth has it's own historical society plus there is no museum in Aireborough. Members are seen here enjoying a pic-nic by the river at Arncliffe in Littondale which is one of the less well known of the Yorkshire Dales.
S258

Undated: Members of AHS enjoying a drink during a trip to Grassington in the Yorkshire Dales.

S271

Undated: Members of AHS visited Grantley Hall, a Palladian mansion set in 30 acres of grounds near Ripon, it is planned to convert the Hall into a spa hotel.(2016)

S272
S273
S274
S275
S291

1974: AHS members on a trip to visit Hadrian's Wall, it stretches for 73 miles east /west from Wallsend on the river Tyne to Bowness - on - Solway.

It was built by the order of Emperor Hadrian, construction began in AD 122 and took around 6 years to complete, a defensive fortification to deter the barbarian Picts to the north.

It formed the northern boundary of the Roman Empire, forts were built at intervals along the wall some of which can still be visited eg Housesteads and Vindolanda.

It was declared a World Heritage site in 1987.

S292
S293
S294

1975: Members of AHS enjoying a visit to Harewood House which was designed by John Carr and Robert Adam for Edwin Lascelles, built 1759 - 1771.

The grounds were landscaped by Lancelot "Capability" Brown and cover an area of 1,000 acres. It is a Grade 1 listed building still lived in by the current Earl of Harewood, David Lascelles (March 2016). 

S295
S296
Z198

Undated: Christine Spink is the seated lady, she was President of the society 2005 - 2007.

The man behind her is Bob Girt, they were in the archive room in Yeadon Town Hall.

A827

1991: The location is thought to be Bambridge.

Members enjoying the trip are Jessie Jordan and Jack Archdale.

Donated by Philip Archdale
A828

Undated: Members were in the historic city of Bath.

Donated by Philip Archdale




 

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