mansheadFormed in 1952 by Les Matthews and a group of fellow enthusiasts to rescue what they could from sites being destroyed by chalk quarrying and building, and still going strong today. The Society takes its name from the Anglo Saxon administrative district or “Hundred” of Bedfordshire in which Dunstable and the surrounding area lies.

Age or lack of archaeological knowledge are absolutely no barrier to becoming a member. This is a hobby that you can pursue in your gardening clothes and little equipment beyond a small trowel – we have all the other tools required.

There is no compulsion to come along to every session; this hobby can fit in with your lifestyle.

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Tel:  01525 873271


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