Category: Local Societies


Carshalton & District History & Archaeological Society

The Society, originally called the ‘Carshalton Historical Society’ and later called the ‘Beddington, Carshalton and Wallington Society’ was founded in 1920. Since 1921 the Society has been active in the field of archaeological excavation and publication. It has carried out a number of excavations in Carshalton, Wallington and Beddington, and has assisted in the excavation […]


Avon Valley Archaeological Society (AVAS)

Avon Valley Archaeological Society (AVAS) is an active and friendly society, running vigorously since its foundation in 1974. They  promote interest in, and study of archaeology for all; encompassing surveys, conservation, excavation and compilation of reports.  A meeting place for those with common interests. Membership is drawn from a diverse range of people comprised mainly […]

Southwark and Lambeth

Southwark & Lambeth Archaeological Society (SLAS)

Aim: ‘To promote the study and knowledge of the history and archaeology of the area within the London Boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark’ The Southwark and Lambeth Archaeological Society was formed in 1965 amidst a wave of intense enthusiasm and activity when many potential archaeological sites were under threat from developers. Its aim was to […]


Bath & Camerton Archaeological Society (BACAS)

The Bath & Camerton Archaeological Society (BACAS) was formed in 1949 by the late Bill Wedlake. Initially called the Camerton Excavation Club the first President was Ethelbert Horne, F.S.A., the Prior of Downside Abbey. His successor was Sir Mortimer Wheeler. The Society has led or been involved in many exploratory and training excavations and has […]

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Marlow Archaeological Society

Marlow Archaeological Society, now a registered charity, was formed in 1999 to investigate the archaeological heritage within the Thames Valley surrounding the town. Active fieldwork takes place, visits to sites, events and training in techniques all contribute to the continued success of the society. Membership is open to all and previous experience is NOT necessary […]


Maidstone Area Archaeological Group

Maidstone Area Archaeological Group (MAAG) is a registered charity (No. 275899), funded by membership fees and donations. Founded in 1969 in order to  promote archaeological research in the Maidstone area,  co-ordinate archaeological research and  publish the results of such research. Members have a wide variety of local knowledge, and have links with other groups, who […]


Littleborough Historical and Archaeological Society

The society was formed in 1973 and has been actively collecting, researching and presenting Littleborough history since then. Their archaeology team has revealed traces of the past across Littleborough, Smithy Bridge and the surrounding areas. Contact Details Web: Tel: 01706 377685


Burbage Heritage Group

Burbage Heritage Group was started in December 2000 to promote an appreciation of the history, architecture, landscape and wildlife in Burbage village and parish. We aim to encourage interest in the heritage of the community through a regular programme of meetings and parish walks. The group meet on the first Thursday of each month at […]

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Scottish Medievalists

Founded in 1958, the Scottish Medievalists Conference is a charity registered in Scotland which mounts an annual conference in Scotland in January each year. Membership of the Conference is by invitation only; the members are drawn from the fields of history, archaeology, literature, law and other disciplines. Contact details Facebook  


Wealden Iron Research Group

The Wealden Iron Research Group (WIRG) was founded to focus and initiate research into the extinct iron industry of the Sussex, Kent and Surrey Weald, and aims to foster interest in this subject, to work with other groups and institutions having allied aims and, above all, to publish its researches. In its annual bulletin, Wealden Iron, […]