The History of the Thoresby Society


The Thoresby Society has a history of its own. Since its inception in 1889 there has been a busy programme of lectures during the winter, outings during the summer and an annual publication of volumes of articles about Leeds and the surrounding district.

This part of the website draws together the vibrant history of the society and explains the name.

Why Thoresby? by Ann Alexander, MA, MPhil
The First 100 Years by G. C. F. Forster, BA, FSA, FRHistS
Past Officers
Past Lectures
Past Outings
Places Visited

Publication List leading to full contents of most volumes. You need to look at the Publications page for volumes available for sale.
Contributors Index and index of the contributors up to 2015
General Index to 2015
Volume Indexes - 2011-


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