Local Societies

Maldon Archaeological & Historical Group

Excavation in 2003 and 2004 at a site adjacent to Beeleigh Abbey near Maldon, Essex has revealed the well preserved foundations of a medieval hall building. All the evidence from a large number of artefacts points to a late 15th/early 16th century date and a building associated with the abbey. Six hearths have been uncovered […]

Worcestershire Archaeological Society

Programme of winter lectures and summer excursions. Publishes a newsletter ‘The Recorder’, and biennial Transactions. The society has its own library of specialist books and periodicals.

Bristol and Avon Archaeological Society

Regular programme of lectures, summer walks and field trips. Publishes annual journal ‘Bristol & Avon Archaeology’. The society encourages its members to undertake and publish their own research and to undertake parish survey work, and can offer small grants to assist this Surveying and garden archaeology. Please contact for details.

West Essex Archaeological Group

Lecture meetings, 2nd Monday of the month, at Woodford County High School. Annual adult membership ?10, Family ?15, Junior ?5 (15-18 or full-time student). Visits to historical and archaeological sites. Occasional excavations, limited to members only. Training excavations.

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.