Aireborough Historical Society

AHS Events (3)

AHS Excursion Yorkshire Dales
Date June 1976
Location Preston -Under -Scar
Photo ID S487

Members visiting the heritage village of preston -Under -Scar which is located 2 miles to the west of Leyburn in the Yorkshire Dales. The village had strong links with the lead mining industry. 



Photo ID    S488 Members are enjoying a refreshment break in a garden which could have been "Baxter's House"
Photo ID    S489 Afternoon break in the sun.
Photo ID    D943
Shropshire - 1976
An AHS excursion to Ironbridge in Shropshire
Photo ID    S271

Ripon - Undated 

Members of AHS visited Grantley Hall, a Palladian mansion set in 30 acres of grounds near Ripon.

Grantley Hall is now a spa hotel.

Photo ID    S272 Grantley Hall
Photo ID    S273 Grantley Hall
Photo ID    S275 Grantley hall
Photo ID    S107
Beamsley - Undated
Visit to Beamsley near Skipton, this building is Beamsley Hospital or almshouses. Seven rooms encircle a chapel, it was built in 1593.


Photo ID    A828
City of Bath - Undated
Members on an excursion to the City of Bath
Donated by Philip Archdale
Photo ID    P376
Centenary Yeadon Town Hall - 1980
AHS committee, volunteers and members put an exhibition together, using photos and artefacts a Victorian parlour was recreated

Photo ID    P377 Part of the display was an old ornate carved sideboard, which came from Micklefield House, Rawdon.
Photo ID    P378 The exhibition was in what is now (2021) the Wharfedale Room.
Photo ID    P379 The members and public came to view the room and the AHS exhibition of artefacts of Aireborough
Photo ID    W267
Easby Abbey - 1981 
AHS visit to Easby Abbey on the banks of the River Swale
Photo ID    W376    
 Easby Abbey - 1981
An AHS visit to Easby Abbey on the banks of the River Swale near Richmond.

Photo ID    W321
Hull - 1982
Members had a visit to the Humber Bridge whivh had opened the previous year on June 24th 1981. A single span suspension bridge 7,280ft long.

Photo ID    W413
North Yorkshire Moor - 1982
Members resting whilst walking on the moor

Photo ID    W491
Whitby - 1982
AHS visit to Whitby including the Church of St Mary on the east cliff next to the ruins of Whitby Abbey.

Photo ID    W479
Aire & Calder Navigation Canal - 1987
An AHS walk along the canal towpath between Wakefield and Barnsley

Photo ID    Y50 
Norwich - 1987
Some of the AHS members visited Norwich  and the surrounding area.

Photo ID    Y51 Enjoying the view
Photo ID    Y53 Time for a photo whilst visiting Norwich and the surrounding area.
Photo ID    Y54
Sandringham Castle visit - 1987
Members entering the castle for a tour.
Photo ID    Y55 Sandringham Castle - 1987

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