Georgian Society for East Yorkshire

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The Hull Packet, 1836

The Hull Packet, 1836

Photo © Bradford Timeline

This page has all the up-to-date news about activities in East Yorkshire related to the Georgian period. The Society will use this page to announce news about the Society itself, and reports on our recent visits and other events.

Other happenings in the area will be highlighted, like restorations of relevant buildings and their fittings, new publications, and other relevant news.

We will also be highlighting forthcoming events and festivals that we think you might like to know about. You can further keep track of these on our Forthcoming Events page, which has a handy reminder of the details of the next few events.

Two new articles for your enjoyment.

Georgian Elopement

13 Jun: Today we have two new articles for your enjoyment: An account of eighteenth century elopements in Beverley from Susan Neave ... ... and the history Georgian Hymns and hymn singing by Julian Savory. (read more...)

New article by David Neave - A Georgian

An eighteenth century couple.

23 May: David Neave has edited for us the letters of William Hotham to his future wife. See link for article. (read more...)

Latest Updates

Jane Austen and Charles Edward Stuart

11 May: We have been adding to our website. See the list of the latest new pages at the side of this article. (read more...)

New content for you to explore while you are stuck at home.


28 Mar: We are uploading new content to help you explore the East Riding and the Georgian period during the current crisis. First is a reading list by Stephen Deas. (read more...)

A message from the chairman

Beverley Minster

24 Mar: A lovely spring day today (22nd March) as I went for a short bike ride – sun; country smells of growing greenery, vague woodsmoke and manure. It’s hard to square this with the troubles the world is currently going through as the Corona virus spreads. You will know (via this website or through having a booking cancelled) that our ... (read more...)

An Important Announcement

Georgian Society Visits

17 Mar: The annual programme of visits has been an important part of the Georgian Society for East Yorkshire’s activities for many years. After some consideration the committee has decided, in the light of Government guidance regarding the COVID-19 virus, that it is prudent to suspend all visits and social gatherings until the end of the year. This includes the tour ... (read more...)

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