The Society was founded in 1957 to record and preserve the history of Aireborough, which consists of:-
- High Royds - Hospital
Monthly Speaker Event
Aireborough Historical Society holds monthly (usually 2nd Thursday) speaker events on a variety of topics. For details of the next event.
Join Us Become a Member
Why not make new friends, join us and become a member! Annual subscription £10.00 per annum (March to February).
The Back-Chat Collection
A collection of interviews with mainly Aireborough folk on a whole host of subjects which is added to every week.
The AHS Collection - 14th May 2021
The AHS are pleased to announce that from 12th March 2021 and for the next 3 months, the Editor for the Home Page will be Ben C, from Guiseley. Ben who is 14 years old, is undertaking this position as part of his Duke of Edinburgh's Award in History, for which the AHS are pleased to sponsor.
JB. Ed. AHS.
This photo shows the inside of Chippindale's Shop. On the left is Anne Boult, in the middle is Mrs Jane Blake, the owner of the business and to the right is Mrs Madge Dawson. The business was selected as one of the top 3 for a national award.
Photograph winpenny donated by Jane Blake
Have you an old group family photograph or of a wedding or birth or even of a favourite building or scene that you would like to share on the AHS Home Page or to see again? If so, please enquire to Jack Brayshaw via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
Follow us daily on our Facebook page where you can see photographs of Aireborough and near neighbours through the ages and post your comments and memories’.
Whilst the AHS website contains a wealth of information it does not contain all the photos, documents and maps which we hold.
Grateful thanks to Carlo Harrison who instigated digitising the collection and created this AHS website.
For further information or for questions on specific items please contact our archive team email@example.com