Camertonia issue 12 (2) (1968)

Front Cover
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968)
The Seal Logo. See Camertonia No 10 Pt 1.

Officers and Committee 1968 – 1969
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968) p. 1.

Annual General Meeting 1968W J Wedlake
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968) pp. 2 – 3.
At 2 Gay Street on Tuesday 26th November. Mr Bluhm appointed Treasurer in succession to the late Miss Jaine.

Director’s Annual ReportW J Wedlake
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968) pp. 2 – 3.
Recalls first meeting held in the Saddle Room at Camerton Court twenty one years ago. This event celebrated with party at the home of Dr and Mrs Hilliard at Batheaston. (see also following item)

Conferences
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968) p. 3.
At 9A York Street, Bath. 1. 24th MARCH 1968. Papers were; W Wedlake, ‘Social Consequences of the Industrial Revolution in North Somerset’. D Browning, ‘Industrial Archaeology Miscellany’. M Messer, ‘The Industrial Archaeology of Twerton’. R Barlow, ‘Coal Barton: a colliery site near Coleford’. Mrs J Day, ‘The Brass Industry of the Avon Valley’. Dr J Dobbie, ‘Preliminary Survey of Mills in St Catherine’s Valley’. K Rogers, ‘Wiltshire Woollen Mills’. Dr R Buchanan, ‘The Industrial Archaeology of Bath’. 2. 27th OCTOBER 1968. W Wedlake, ‘The Revd John Skinner’s tithe disputes’. P.Greening, ‘The Norman Cathedral Priory of St Peter and St Paul, Bath’, M Messer, ‘Bath from Jane Austen to Buchanan’. P Coard, ‘The Vernacular Architecture of Bath’.

Conferences
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968) p. 3.
Two conferences during the year. Similar conference planned for the 23rd March 1969 at York Street. (see also page 13)

Obituaries. Miss Marion Jaine, Mr Orenshaw and Mrs Marilyn WillcoxW J Wedlake
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968) p. 3.
Obituaries. Miss Marion Jaine, Mr Orenshaw and Mrs Marilyn Willcox

Headquarters
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968) p. 3.
Work has consisted of cleaning and restoring the large amount of coarse and other pottery from Nettleton. Mr Richardson working on the sectional model of the Nettleton shrine. Mr Fielden has drawn a number of the Nettleton brooches. Lt.Cdr.Keighley has drawn a number of the pottery forms and Miss Joyce Metcalfe has restored several pots. Thanks to Miss S Lloyd for paying the Rates on the HQ.

Lectures 1967-68
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968) p. 3.
Interesting series. Thanks to Mr J Hancock the projectionist.

Somerset Arch. Soc and Affiliated Societies
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968) p. 5.
BACAS host for this Meeting, held at Friends Meeting House, York Street, Bath on 27th September 1969.

Industrial Archaeology
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968) p. 5.
Thanks to Mr Max Wood, the organiser of the survey, who has now moved home. Thanks too for the patient work of Mr Scott and Mr Browning. Appointment of Dr Buchanan of Bath University and Mr Cossens of the Bristol Museum as organisers of the National Survey. Mr Peter Greening of this Society has undertaken to act as our organiser. Mentioned here are also Mr Bluhm, the late Miss Jaine and Miss Cooper.

The Nettleton Report
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968) p. 6.
Hoped that this will be ready for publication this year. Sir Mortimer Wheeler has stressed the importance of the work being adequately recorded. Short piece here on the history of the site.

Hon Treasurer’s ReportR.K. Bluhm
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968) pp. 6 – 11.
Full Report here under three separate headings: Income and Expenditure, Publications income and expenditure and Funds and Investments.

Excursions 1968J.M. Cooper
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968) p. 12.
Disappointing year perhaps as the result of so many more people being car owners. Two only excursions arranged. April, to Dartmoor and Exeter Cathedral, various Iron Age sites and Lydford Castle. In June outing was to the Malverns, including Tewkesbury, Pershore Abbey, Malvern Abbey and British Camp.

Excursions 1968
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968) p. 12.
Interesting but not well attended. Plea on behalf of Excursions Secretary; please do not leave it late to cancel, having not paid anything. Members asked for suggestions to ease this situation. (see also page 12)

Lectures 1968-1969
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968) pp. 13 – 14.
1968. 1st October, Dr Stutchbury ‘The Georgian Palladians’. 5th November, W Wedlake, ‘Excavations at Nettleton – a further report’. 3rd December, N Cossons, ‘The Industrial Archaeology of Bristol’. 1969, 14th January, H Bowen, ‘An Experiment in early Iron Age Agriculture’. 4th February, Mrs E Fowler, ‘Late and post-Roman metalwork’. 4th March, Mr P Greening, ‘The Medieval Religious Houses of Somerset’.

New Members 1967-68
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968) pp. 14 – 15.

Subscriptions
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968) p. 15.
Hon Treasurer will be happy to send forms to any member who would prefer to pay by Standing Order.

Publications
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968) p. 15.
Only one ‘Camertonia’ issued this year. Society represented at a number of National and County Archaeology Conferences this year

Publications
Camertonia 12 Part 2 (1968) p. 15.
Two publications, ‘Excavations at Camerton’ £1.10s and ‘A North Somerset Miscellany’ 3s 6d, can be ordered by post.