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Welcome to our website

The New Earswick Local History Society now has a website. We are able to update you on what the Society is doing as we look forward in the coming months to returning to activity. Brian Jardine will give a talk on New Earswick Railway Station in September – date to be announced. See below for details.

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Queen’s platinum jubilee

The Society will have a stall at the New Earswick Big Jubilee Lunch on the green space behind the Folk Hall on Saturday 4 June. Join us to share memories of celebrations of past royal events.

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AGM 2022

The Society’s AGM this year was held on 20th April at 6.30pm in the Folk Hall in New Earswick. The minutes will be posted on the web-site shortly. The AGM was followed by a very interesting talk by Mike Smith on growing up in New Earswick and his errant father.

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NELHS in the Folk Hall

The Society has been been very lucky. The York branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild offered, towards the end of 2019, to include the Society’s logo – a picture of a typical group of New Earswick houses – in a hanging to be placed above the main entrance to the Folk Hall. Now it is there to be admired by all. Very many thanks to the Embroiderers’ Guild!

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New Earswick station

Do you remember the old railway station? Come and hear the postponed illustrated talk about its history by Brian Jardine in September – date and venue to be announced.

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Chair’s report AGM April 2021

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