Monday 8th July 2019

Catholic Record Society Conference 2019


The Catholic Record Society conference will be held at the Bar Convent this year from 8th to 10th July. Papers will cover a wide range of topics from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, with the main speakers listed below:


Dr Katie McKeogh (University of Oxford)
Whose England, whose history? Catholicism and antiquarianism, 1560-1660

Professor Bill Sheils (University of York)
Monastic Sites and Catholic Houses, c.1540-c1700: Coxwold, North Yorkshire

Dr Adam Morton (University of Newcastle)
The Many-headed Monster: “Popery” in British History

Dom Alban Hood (Douai Abbey)
Bishop Cuthbert Hedley OSB (1837-1915): Confronting the modern world

Dr Paul Shaw (Archivist of the Poor Servants of the Mother of God)
“Piety and Brains”: Mother Magdalen Taylor (1832-1900)

Dr Eilish Gregory (University College, London)
Sequestration in Early Modern Britain: Politics, Memory and Loyalty, 1642-1727


The full conference programme is now available to view on the Catholic Record Society’s website, where you can also find booking details and the call for papers.

For more information on this event, please contact the Catholic Record Society directly by email (

Thursday 25th July 2019

Tennants Valuation Day


Our good friends Tennants Auctioneers will be joining us on Tuesday 25th July 2019 for a valuation day. Bring along your antiques, collectables and jewellery between 11am and 3pm to be valued. Our cafe will be open as usual for snacks, light lunches, tea and coffee and homemade cakes.

To arrange a home visit for advice on the sale of antiques and collectables at auction, please contact the Harrogate Office on 01423 531 661.