Camertonia issue 13 (1) (1969)

Front Cover
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969)
The Seal Logo. See Camertonia No 10 Pt 1.

Officers and Committee 1969
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969) p. 1.

Annual General Meeting 1969W J Wedlake
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969) p. 2.
Held at 2 Gay Street, Bath on 25th November 1969.

Director’s Annual Report 1968-69W J Wedlake
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969) p. 2.
Continued activity. Membership steady. Financial position good.

HeadquartersW J Wedlake
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969) p. 3.
Pottery from Nettleton still being processed. Mr Richardson continues with his model of the Shrine and some pottery rrestoration has been done. The exterior of the premises has been painted which has greatly improved the appearance.

Kingsmead Square, Bath
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969) p. 4.
Due in some measure to the evidence given by our Secretary at the public enquiry, the block of Georgian Buildings in Kingsmead Square has been saved from demolition.

Lectures 1968-69
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969) p. 4.
Well attended but becoming more expensive. Members urged to introduce friends.

Thanks
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969) p. 5.
To Mr Lomas Webb of Nettleton. Also Committee members. Thanks again to Miss Lloyd for paying the Rates on the Headquarters.

Nettleton Report
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969) p. 5.
Report under revision to include 1st/2nd century camp. Soon ready for publication.

Representation
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969) p. 5.
Society has attended Meetings of the CBA and other national bodies.

Camertonia
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969) p. 5.
Only one issue again this year, as costs increasingly expensive.

Hon Treasurer’s Annual Report 1968-69R.K.Bluhm
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969) pp. 6 – 11.
Not a particularly good year financially. Balance on different Funds shown separately.

Excursions 1969
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969) p. 12.
Both excursions well attended. Suggestions for Anglesey and North Wales. Members to indicate if they might be interested.

Excursions 1969J.M.Cooper
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969) p. 12.
Reports here on the visits to the Roman Palace at Fishbourne and Winchester, with Old Sarum and Ludgershall.

Conferences 1969
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969) p. 13.
1. On Local History and Archaeology 23rd March 1969. Papers given; W Wedlake, The Rev John Skinner’s visit to France’. B Bryant, ‘The Municipal Records of Bath; a report on recent work’. P Greening, ‘The Bathampton Effigy’. V Kite, ‘John Curry, a Bath overseer of the Poor’. 2. Annual Meeting of Societies affiliated to the Somerset Archaeology Society, Friends Meeting House on 27th September 1969. Papers; W Wedlake, ‘The Roman pewter industry in the Cotswold/Mendip Region’. P Greening, ‘Medieval Bath’. R Bluhm, ‘The Somerset Coalfield in the early 19th century’. G Boon, ‘The fortress baths at Caerleon’.

Conferences 1969
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969) p. 13.
1. On Local History and Archaeology, 9A York Street, 23rd March 1969. 2. Society were hosts to Somerset Archaeology Society for annual meeting of the Affiliated Societies held at Friends Meeting House, York Street. Thanks to Dr and Mrs Hilliard for tea. Also Bath University Folk Dancers for their spirited performance. (see also page 13 for papers)

Lectures 1969-70
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969) p. 13.
1969. 7th October, E Kelting, ‘The rivers and sea walls of Somerset’. 4th November, K Rogers, ‘Old and New towns in Wiltshire’. 2nd December, W Wedlake, ‘An Archaeological tour in Southern Germany’. 1970. 13th January, Dr K Brannigan, ‘The Dawn of the Minoan Civilisation’. 3rd February, Mrs M Guido, ‘Iron Age and Roman Glass Beads’. 3rd March, P Greening, ‘The 18th Century Pleasure Gardens of Bath’.

New Members 1968-69
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969) pp. 14 – 15.

Subscriptions
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969) p. 15.
Hon Treasurer will be pleased to send forms for payment by Bankers Order.

Publications
Camertonia 13 Part 1 (1969) p. 15.
Members reminded that the ‘Excavations at Camerton’ and ‘ A North Somerset Miscellany’ can be ordered by post or purchased at any lecture or conference.