The Catholic Church across Yorkshire's historic West Riding since 1878

The Catholic Church across Yorkshire's historic West Riding since 1878

York Catholic History Day 2024 – Saturday 1 June

Catholic Record Society/Postgate Society/English Catholic History Association

CATHOLIC HISTORY DAY

The Bar Convent, Blossom Street, York

Saturday 1 June 2024

PROGRAMME

 10.00   Arrivals and coffee

 10.30   Welcome and introduction to the day

                    Laura Atkinson:  Record Keeping and the Care of Souls in Late Thirteenth Century York: The Registers of Archbishops William Wickwane and John le Romeyn

 11.40   Break

 11.50   Dr. Hannah Thomas: Secrecy and Survival: Georgian York through the Eyes of a Catholic Convent

 1.00   Lunch

 An opportunity to visit the Living Heritage Centre,  entry £6.00, concessions £4.00

2.30   Robert Finnigan: Diocesan Almanacs, Directories and Yearbooks: an Invaluable Archival Reference.

 3.45   Break

 4.00   Closing session: work in progress, forthcoming events

 4.30 (approx.) Vigil Mass of Sunday in the Convent Chapel

 COST: £18.50, Students £9. CASH ONLY please, includes tea and coffee but not lunch. Light lunches available in the restaurant, please phone 01904 464 910 to reserve a table.

More information from judith.smeaton@btinternet.com

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