Explore all of York's history, from prehistoric to present day

Further reading, courses and links to other York sites


The History of York from the Earliest Times to the Year 2000
A series of essays, one on each main period

A Travellers History of York and Yorkshire
An accessible guide with sub-headings, good for looking up particular topics.

The York Book
A pocket-sized, mini-encyclopedia of the city's history.


Constantine the Great - York's Roman Emperor
The definitive illustrated guide to Constantine and his times.



Local History courses with qualifications at the University of York

Just for Fun
Local History courses for their own sake, also at the University



Visit York
The official tourism information site


Imagine York Photographic Archive
A fascinating searchable database of more than 5000 photos of York.


Local Sites 

Complete Publications
A local company, publishers of The York Book and history wall charts.



A great site for info about doing business in York.


Hotel and general tourism guide.



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