Author: CA

Ampthill & District Archaeological & Local History Society

Comprehensive social programme, monthly talks through Winter months and site visits in Summer. Field Walking on Sunday mornings in winter. Recent work includes a major resistivity survey on the site of Ampthill Castle and other sites in the area using the TR/CIA resistivity meter. Past excavations are being written up.

Northamptonshire Archaeological Society

Publishes the annual journal Northamptonshire Archaeology, and occasional newsletters. The society organises a network of volunteers who assist the country planning department particularly with monitoring development work. A book on the archaeology of the county was published in 2004. Individual membership is ?10, family membership ?12. Back issues of the journal can be bought for […]

Phoenix MM Archaeology and Historic Research

Programme of monthly meetings. Quarterly newsletter and activity reports. Fieldwalking in the Banbury area is planned. Excavation at the Roman site has now ended. New members welcome.

Yorkshire Archaeological Society

Covers the whole Yorkshire area. Specialist sections include Prehistoric Research, Roman Antiquities, Medieval History, Local History, Industrial History, Family History, and Aerial Photography, bring the total membership to over 2,000. A regular programme of meetings and events is held at Claremont and, increasingly, around the County. The Grants Committee supports excavation and post-excavation work. A […]

Midland Archaeological Research Society

MARS undertakes commercial and research surveys with metal detectors using the MARS system of fifty metre squares with finds recorded to the nearest metre. We are currently evaluating a GPS system which claims to be accurate to at least three metres. Our research is mostly on Roman and medieval sites, under the plough, with the […]

Scottish Place-Name Society

The Society, launched in February 1996, exists for the support of all aspects of toponymic studies in Scotland, and in particular the work of the Scottish Place-Name Database at the University of St. Andrews and the University of Edinburgh.