Industrial archaeology in Cornwall and West Devon. Regular monthly meetings, field trips. Quarterly newsletter and annual journal.
A friendly and enthusiastic group with members of all ages. We have monthly meetings, including site visits. There are opportunities to join in excavations locally.
We regrettably do not do any active archaeology, but liaise closely with the Exmoor National Park and their activities in that field.
The Yeovil Archaeological and Local History Society was founded in 1954 and publishes a bi-annual newsletter and an annual journal (called Chronicle). There is a programme of winter lectures and summer field visits. We also have close contacts with local university run field projects (particularly at South Cadbury) and run small projects ourselves. In 2004 […]
Programme of winter lectures, summer visits and annual study trip. Continues to maintain the site and remains of Keynsham Abbey. Carries out research and excavation.
Programme of winter lectures, spring evening visits and summer all-day excursions. Some non-invasive fieldwork.
Conducts watching briefs on behalf of Leicestershire Museums Service. Provides advice to public library, local museum and borough council. Talks to local schools and other groups. Occasionally carries out excavations. Historical articles in local press.
Currently working on Fisthotft ‘Big Dig’ see website for details
Talks, coach trips, local historical research. Recently published a small booklet Billericay in 1900. Recording of monumental inscriptions on behalf of Essex Society for Family History. At present processing finds etc from previous digs for publication, and raising funds for this project. Contact www.billericayarchandhistsociety.co.uk
SAHS covers the whole of Staffordshire. The society was founded in 1959 and has published transactions almost annually since. It is a large society with a considerable institutional membership. Talks by eminent speakers are given throughout the winter months to meetings of the society. In the summer months other events are organised for the varied […]