Camertonia issue 10 (1) (1963)

Front Cover
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963)
The Seal Logo. The design is from a bronze escutcheon found in a grave, in the Saxon cemetery at Camerton. The design is reported in the Bath & Wilts Chronicle & Herald of 24th October 1958, on publication of ‘Excavations at Camerton’. (See also p2)

Officers and Committee 1963-64
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 1.

Annual General Meeting 1963
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 2.
19th November at 2 Gay Street. Unanimous agreement to resolution ‘In view of the Camerton Excavation Club’s extended activities the title is no longer suitable and that in future it be known as “The Bath and Camerton Archaeological Society””

EditorialW J Wedlake
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 2.
The name change of the Society – see AGM. ‘Camertonia’ to remain unchanged. New printed cover.

15th Director’s Report 1963W.J.Wedlake
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) pp. 2 – 3.
‘A year of continuing and successful activity’

Excursions
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 6.
More successful season. Probable trip to Hadrian’s Wall at Whitsun 1964. Miss Mellhuish to retire as Excursion Secretary. (see also p 19)

Headquarters, items on Nettleton finds
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) pp. 6 – 7.
2 Gay Street Headquarters being fully used. Continuing thanks to Miss Lloyd for paying the Rates. Detailed references here to the finds from Nettleton, including sword marked bones (see also Camertonia No 9 Pt 1)

Club Representation
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 7.
BACAS represented at Conferences organised by the CBA, Somerset Archaeological Society at Wells, Bristol Archaeological Research Group and a Conference at Bristol on Medieval Pottery

Jumble Sale
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 7.
Successful sale at Camerton

Party for Club Funds
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 7.
Thanks to Dr and Mrs Hillard for giving a party at their home in Royal Crescent.

Bristol Archaeology Research Group
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 8.
This is a well established and active Society. An article on the history and establishment of the Camerton Excavation club will appear in the next issue of their magazine B.A.R.G.

Camertonia
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 8.
Next issue intended before the end of 1963. Editor Mr Robin Bluhm.

City of Bath Excavation Committee
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 8.
This club recently reformed. Bill Wedlake is on the Executive Committee.

Index of Finds in the Bath Neighbourhood
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 8.
Miss Lloyd and Mrs Peel continue with this good work at Bath Reference Library. Suggestion a suitable box be obtained to keep the records at Headquarters.

Industrial Archaeology
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) pp. 8 – 9.
Comparatively new branch of archaeology. Mr Max Wood appointed by the Committee to make a record of threatened and other industrial buildings in Bath and District. Extended piece here on this subject and conferences attended.

The Camerton Excavation Club
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) pp. 9 – 10.
A full report on the activities of the Club over the past 15 years.

Thanks
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 10.
To the President, Committee and members by name

Treasurer’s ReportM F Jaine
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) pp. 11 – 16.
Thanks to Bodies who still give Grants annually for the Nettleton project.

Lectures 1963
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 17.
1st October, ‘Roman Excavations in the Yeovil area’, L.G. Hayward. 3rd December, ‘Nonsuch Palace’, Martin Biddle. This last lecture was advertised for the 5th November, but could not be properly delivered because of failure of projector. Also W J Wedlake, ‘An Archaeological Tour of Denmark’. (See also p 6 and p 19)

Lectures planned for 1964
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 17.
7th January, ‘Wells Cathedral’ Dr D R Reid. 4th February,’ The Roman Villa at Fishbourne’, Barry Cunliffe. 3rd March, ‘Northolt Manor’, J.G. Hurst.

Lectures 1963
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 17.
Monthly lectures well supported. Need to purchase a projector for the Society ‘in view of the unfortunate failure of the Technical College projector at a recent Club Lecture’ (see also p 17 & 19)

Wine and Cheese Party
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 17.
7th December 1963 at the Club Headquarters (see p 17)

Wine and Cheese Party
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 17.
Held at Headquarters 7th December 1963 and attended by 40 members. Thanks to Miss Melluish.

New Members
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 18.

Appeal – for funds for a projector
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 19.
Good start made at the Cheese and Wine. Donations to the Hon Treasurer (see also p 6 and p 17)

Whitsun Excursion 1964
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) p. 19.
Plans for a trip to Hadrian’s Wall

Summary of Club’s ActivitiesP. Greening
Camertonia 10 Part 1 (1963) pp. 19 – 20.
Headings of Excavation, Sorting and Classifying, Industrial Archaeology and Lectures.