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YORK HISTORY CONTENTS: A History of York from Baine's Gazetteer (1823)

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  • A HISTORY OF EARLY YORK
    • Origin of the City
    • York built by the Romans
    • Severus arrives in Britain and York
    • The imperial purple assumed by Geta and Caracalla
    • Carausius proclaimed Emperor of the Romans at York
    • Decline of the Roman Empire and Britain abandoned
    • Roman remains
  • YORK IN THE MIDDLE AGES
    • The Norman Invasion
    • Normans against Saxons and Danes at York
    • York prospers
    • Massacre of Jews at York
    • The kings of the middle ages at York
  • YORK'S CATHEDRAL
    • The cathedral and its beginnings
    • The cathedral, its fires and rebuildings
    • Periods of public services
    • Curiosities in the cathedral
    • Persons of distinction interred here
    • The clergy of the cathedral
    • Places of interest
  • YORK'S TRADE AND AMUSEMENTS
    • Trade, commerce and newpapers
    • Market days and fairs
    • Merchant companies, stamp and post offices
    • Navigation
    • Hawkers' and Pedlars' office and Excise office
    • Manufacturing
    • Places of public amusement
    • Race Course
    • Public baths


Data transcribed from:
Baines Gazetteer 1823
Scan, OCR and html software by Colin Hinson.
Checking and correction by Richard Tetley.