Crafting The Past


During the course of our research we came across a number of fascinating documents and books, including many phd studies, on various aspects of York life. Some weren’t relevant but interesting none the less.
We have decided to list them all here, to pull together an archive to help other researchers find things a little more easily. Enjoy

The Merchant Taylors Archives

Borthwick Institute Coney St Records, various

Info re  York Silversmiths

York’s Medieval Synagogue

The Decline and Expulsion of the Medieval Jews of York

The visitation of the county of Yorke William Dugdale 1665

Politics dissent and quakerism in york 1640-1700

Craftsmen and industry in late medieval york

Ken Spelman rare books

People and places: The social and topographical context of drama in York 1554 -1609

The mercers in medieval York 1272/3 to 1529