Timeline of York


The following is a timeline of the history of the city of York, North Yorkshire in northern England.

1st-4th centuries


5th-10th centuries


11th–14th centuries


15th–16th centuries


17th century


18th century


19th century


20th century


21st century


Births


  • c. 735 – Alcuin, scholar (died 804 in Tours)
  • Before 1190 – Aaron of York, financier and chief rabbi of England (died after 1253)
  • 1556 – Margaret Clitherow, Catholic saint (martyred 1586)
  • 1564 – 20 March: Thomas Morton, bishop of Durham (died 1659)
  • 1570 – 13 April: Guy Fawkes, Catholic conspirator (executed 1606)
  • 1586 – 5 April: Christopher Levett, sea captain and New England settler (died 1630 at sea)
  • c. 1612 – John Hingston, organist and composer (died 1683)
  • 1624 – Matthew Poole, Nonconformist theologian (died 1679 in Amsterdam)
  • 1647 – Francis Place, gentleman draughtsman (died 1728)
  • 1755 – 6 July: John Flaxman, sculptor (died 1826)
  • 1784 – 31 July: Samuel Tuke, philanthropist and mental health reformer (died 1857)
  • 1787 – 10 March: William Etty, painter of nudes (died 1849)
  • 1799 – May: George Hennet, railway contractor (died 1857)
  • 1800 – 17 June: William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse, astronomer (died 1867 in Ireland)
  • 1803 – 26 October: Joseph Hansom, architect and patentee of the Hansom cab (died 1882)
  • 1809 – Mary Ellen Best, domestic watercolourist (died 1891 in Darmstadt)
  • 1813 – 15 March: John Snow, physician, epidemiologist and pioneer of anaesthesia (died 1858 in London)
  • 1836 – 24 May: Joseph Rowntree, chocolate manufacturer and philanthropist (died 1925)
  • 1841 – 4 September: Albert Joseph Moore, figure painter (died 1893)
  • 1851 – 19 June: Silvanus P. Thompson, physicist, pioneer of calculus and electricity (died 1916)
  • 1871 – 7 July: Seebohm Rowntree, chocolate manufacturer and social reformer (died 1954)
  • 1881 – 20 September: Will Ashton (Sir John Ashton), landscape painter and gallery director (died 1963 in Australia)
  • 1907 – 21 February: W. H. Auden, poet (died 1973 in Austria)
  • 1912 – 6 February: Christopher Hill, Marxist historian (died 2003)
  • 1917 – 6 March: Frankie Howerd, comic actor (died 1992)
  • 1933 – 3 November: John Barry, film composer (died 2011 in the United States)
  • 1934 – 9 December: Judi Dench, actress
  • 1942
  • 1943 – 9 May: Vince Cable, politician
  • 1992 – 2 October: Lucy Staniforth, footballer

See also


References


  1. Collingwood, R. G. (1965). "RIB 665. Building inscription of Trajan". Retrieved 19 May 2016.
  2. Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.
  3. Annals of Ulster.
  4. William of Malmesbury (1125). Gesta Regum Anglorum.
  5. Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. ISBN 978-0-304-35730-7.
  6. "Norman Britain". British History Timeline. BBC. Retrieved 23 December 2007.
  7. "Medieval". History of York. York Museums Trust. Retrieved 11 April 2016.
  8. "Welcome to the Merchant Adventurers' Hall". The Company of Merchant Adventurers of the City of York. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
  9. "King Richard III and the City of York". The Richard III Foundation, Inc. Archived from the original on 10 March 2016. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  10. "1642". BCW Project. 15 January 2012. Retrieved 11 April 2016.
  11. Defoe, Daniel (1727). A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain.
  12. "The Bar Convent". Retrieved 11 April 2016.
  13. "Theatre Royal - Tate Wilkinson as Manager". York Guides. Archived from the original on 26 February 2012. Retrieved 25 February 2011.
  14. Crosse, John (1825). An Account of the Grand Musical Festival, held in September, 1823, in the Cathedral Church of York. York: J. Wolstenholme.
  15. "Yorkshire Insurance Company Ltd". Our history. Aviva. Retrieved 11 April 2016.
  16. Balston, Thomas (1945). The Life of Jonathan Martin.
  17. Barnet, Margaret C. (1972). "The 1832 cholera epidemic in York". Medical History. 16: 27–39. doi:10.1017/s0025727300017233. PMC 1034928. PMID 4558437.
  18. Malden, John (1976). "The Walker Ironfoundry, York". York Historian. 1: 37–52.
  19. Appleby, Ken (1993). Britain’s Rail Super Centres – York. Shepperton: Ian Allan. ISBN 0-7110-2072-8.
  20. "Opening of the Wesleyan Centenary Chapel". Yorkshire Gazette. 17 July 1840. p. 5.
  21. "Opening of Lendal Bridge". The York Herald. 10 January 1863. p. 5.
  22. "Opening of the York Corn Exchange". The York Herald. 31 October 1868. p. 9.
  23. Murray, Hugh (1980). The Horse Tramways of York 1880–1909. Broxbourne: Light Rail Transit Association. ISBN 0-900433-81-7.
  24. "The Skeldergate Bridge". Yorkshire Gazette. 12 March 1881. p. 9.
  25. Poverty, A Study of Town Life. 1901.
  26. "Public services British History Online". www.british-history.ac.uk. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  27. "Cinema Comes to York". History of York. York Museums Trust. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  28. "Strike Riots At York". The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer. 14 July 1911. p. 7.
  29. "Work starts on York Terry's chocolate factory site housing". BBC News. 13 January 2014. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  30. Hodgson, G. (2001). A History Of Acomb: Richardson's History revised and enlarged. ISBN 0-9527093-8-4.
  31. York Crematorium Bereavement Services Guide.
  32. "Coal-fired Power Stations (Hansard, 16 January 1984)". hansard.millbanksystems.com. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  33. "Historic York Minster engulfed by flames". On This Day. BBC News. 9 July 1984. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 29 January 2008.
  34. "Two sugar plants set to be closed". BBC News. 4 July 2006. Retrieved 4 May 2012.

Further reading