Welcome

Shared Interests
Excursions/Outings

 

Meetings/Talks

Throughout the year, members enjoy outings and excursions to places of historic or cultural interest and the summer trip is always an enjoyable and sociable occasion. 

 

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The Society engages in research and seeks to preserve the heritage of the town.  GYLHAS consequently works closely with similar organisations in Great Yarmouth.

 

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GYLHAS offers an exciting monthly programme of interesting and varied talks, meetings, films and slideshows which, over the years, have explored a wide range of topics.

 

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Research/Study

 

Members enjoy exploring Great Yarmouth's heritage and discovering new facts about its past.  By undertaking this research, GYLHAS continues to expand and develop the historical knowledge available to local residents and fellow historians.

 

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Publications

 

The 'Yarmouth Archaeology and Local History' Journal is published annually and the Society's Newsletter is produced quarterly. GYLHAS and its members also publish Monographs which are offered for sale.

 

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Blue Plaques

 

Since 1981, GYLHAS has marked important heritage buildings in the town by facilitating the installation of more than 90 Blue Plaques on buildings of historical significance in and around Great Yarmouth.​

 

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Constitution/Policies
 

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Our Committee

The GYLHAS has a committee of elected members.

 

President: Andrew Fakes

Chairman: Paul Davies

Treasurer: Kevin Mace

 

Committee Members:

Patricia Day (Secretary)

Ann Dunning (Excursions Organiser)

Alan Hunt (Plaque Erector)

Peter Jones (Membership Secretary)

John Smail (Journal Editor)

Stuart Burgess (Field Walking)

Dr Ben Milner

Gareth Davies

Glen Johnstone

Patricia Nelson

 

To contact the GYLHAS Committee click here

 

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GYLHAS is a registered Charity No 277272 and is affiliated to the Council for British Archaeology