Camertonia issue 10 (2) (1964)

Front Cover
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964)
The Seal Logo. See Camertonia No 10 Pt 1.

Officers and Committee 1964-65
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 1.

EditorialW J Wedlake
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) pp. 2 – 3.
For the first time in many years membership is below 100. Venture into Industrial Archaeology, includes Report on Industrial Archaeology Conference and future plans. The practice of Discussion Meetings has been revived. Planned excursion to N Wales and Anglesey. Note on Excavations.

16th Annual Report 1964W J Wedlake
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 3.
Continuing activity and success. The Committee has met on 6 occasions.

Annual General Meeting 1964W J Wedlake
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 3.
17th November at Headquarters, 2 Gay Street, Bath. Mr M G Wood is the Organiser for Industrial Archaeology.

Nettleton, Wilts
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) pp. 3 – 5.
Very detailed Report here on the site and the finds. Work has continued, with a break over the summer at Mr Webb’s request. The preliminary Report on the Temple of Apollo at Nettleton has been written.

Wallmead Barrow
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) pp. 5 – 7.
First reported by Rev Skinner. Adjacent to Camerton but falls into Timsbury parish. Detailed Report here on the 1964 excavation work.

Industrial Archaeology
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 7.
Report on first meeting in January 1964 at Royal Crescent home of Dr & Mrs Hilliard. March 11th Meeting at Technical College led by the Organiser, Max Wood. Representatives invited from City of Bath and each parish in the Bathavaon and Clutton Rural Districts with the Urban Districts of Norton-Radstock and Keynsham. Volunteers were forthcoming from every parish in the area. Support from Bath Buildings Board and the Frome Society for Local Study. Conference arranged for 22nd November at the Y.M.C.A. in Broad Street.

Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 8.
Meetings continue each Tuesday evening at 2 Gay Street, Bath. The cleaning and decorating are ongoing and there has been the addition of an exterior and an interior light. Nettleton Temple model progressing. Discussion meetings planned for every second Tuesday during the winter months. Thanks to Miss Lloyd for continuing to pay the Rates.

Lectures 1964 – 1965
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) pp. 8 – 9.
Organiser Mr P Greening. Using Y.M.C.A. while works at the Technical College continue.

Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 9.
Editor Mr Bluhm has devised new cover.

Index of Finds in the Bath Area
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 9.
Work has continued in the Bath Reference Library, which is now in Queen’s Square. Request for volunteers.

Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 9.
The Camerton Report; orders still being received. Nettleton; plans for possible Report on this site.

Society’s Rules
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) pp. 9 – 10.
Revision as a result of the name change. To be presented at AGM

Provision of Projector for Lectures
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 10.
Funds now raised for a projector which takes 2 inch & 2 and three quarter inch slides. Also required is an old type projector which takes 3 and a quarter inch slides. Thanks for all donations.

Society’s Representation
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 10.
Society represented at Somerset Archaeology Society, the CBA Group 13, the City of Bath Excavation Committee, the Bristol Archaeological Research Group and the Prehistoric Society.

Cheese and Wine
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) pp. 10 – 11.
Thanks to Dr and Mrs Hilliard for a party at their home in Royal Crescent. Also Cheese and Wine at Society’s Headquarters, 2 Gay Street, December 1963. Another planned for December 5th, 1964, tickets 10/-.

Volunteers for excavations
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 11.
An appeal for volunteers, giving details of work, clothing required, tools and transport available.

Jumble Sale
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 11.
6th November at Camerton. Raised £23. Thanks to all involved.

ThanksW J Wedlake
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) pp. 11 – 12.
Acknowledgements to many members by name.

Treasurer’s Report 1964M F Jaine
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) pp. 12 – 16.
Specific mention of City of Bath Excavation Fund and the Nancy Smith Memorial Fund.

Excursions 1964J Cooper
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 17.
23 August, Roman Villa at Fishbourne. Sept? Stokesay Castle and Hereford. 18 October. Pitt Rivers Museum, Cranborne Chase. Whitsun, Hadrian’s Wall. Plans for North Wales visit. Comment on problems with coach availability.

Excursions 1964
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 17.
Miss J Cooper as Excursions Secretary. Whitsuntide trip to Yorkshire Abbeys and Hadrians Wall very successful. Plan for North Wales and Anglesey

Local History & Archaeology Conference
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 17.
Will take place on 14th March 1965. Mortimer Wheeler to take the Chair.

Industrial Archaeology Conference
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 18.
22nd November 1964 at the YMCA, Bath. Full programme shown here. Papers presented were: ‘Work in the Nettlebridge Valley’, Robin Atthill, ‘A Dozen Parishes’, Mr H.M. Porter, ‘The Brewing Industry’, Mr R Wilcox, ‘ Early Coal Mining at Radstock’, Mr R K Bluhm, ‘Work in the Stroud Valley’, Mr W F J Walrond, ‘Englishcombe and Southstoke’, Miss W Read, ‘The Somerset Coal Canal’, Mr A Gunstone, ‘Several Villages’, Mr A H Parsons. Display of photographs and drawings provided by lecturers. Mr Austin Wookey of East Harptree showed old agricultural and craft implements. Organiser Mr M G Wood. Similar Conference to be held March or April 1965.

Lectures planned 1965
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 19.
5th January, ‘The Wallmead Barrow’, W.J.Wedlake. 2nd February, ‘Roman Villas nr Francerlise, Campania’, Mrs M A Cotton. 2nd March, ‘The Churches of Bristol’, Miss E Ralph.

Lectures 1964
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 19.
6th October, ‘Excavations at the Treasury & No 10 Downing Street’, H.Green. 3rd November, ‘An Archaeological Tour of Western Europe’, W.J. Wedlake. 1st December, ‘The Roman Villa at Frocester Court, Glos., Instructor-Capt H.S Gracie.

Discussion Meetings 1964
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) pp. 19 – 20.
To be held at Headquarters, 2 Gay Street. 27th October, ‘Geology of the Bath Area’, A D’Eath. 10th November, ‘Ancient Pottery Kilns’, R Wilcox. 28th November, ‘Bibliographies and how to use them’, R.K. Bluhm. 8th December, ‘Early Christianity in Britain’, Miss J Cooper. 15th December, Quiz night.

New Members
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 20.

Discussion Meetings 1965
Camertonia 10 Part 2 (1964) p. 20.
26th January. ”Instrumentation in Archaeology’, E Richardson. 9th February, ‘Some Wiltshire Churches’, Miss J Cook. 23rd February, ‘Hadrian’s Wall’, W.J.Wedlake. 23rd March, ‘English Gothic Architecture’ Miss P Dickin. 6th April ‘The Beaker Folk’, P.J. Greening.