Camertonia issue 14 (2) (1973)

Officers and Committee 1972 – 73
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) p. 1.

Annual General Meeting 1972W J Wedlake
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) p. 2.
Held at 2 Gay Street on the 28th November. Subs increased to £1.50 for ordinary memebrs and £1 for retired persons and students.

Director’s Annual Report 1972W J Wedlake
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) p. 2.
See following pages for Nettleton and Shepton Mallet

LecturesW J Wedlake
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) p. 3.
Interesting series of lectures organised by Mr P Greening. Because of costs, necessary to engage speakers who live within a reasonable distance of Bath.

ConferenceW J Wedlake
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) p. 3.
Successful conference held in Spring on topics of local archaeological interest. (see page 12). Another planned for the Spring of 1973

DiscussionsW J Wedlake
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) p. 3.
The series of discussions will be arranged at monthly intervals during the winter months. To be held at HQ.

Parish SurveysW J Wedlake
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) p. 3.
Disappointingly little interest so far in this project

RESCUE ConferenceW J Wedlake
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) p. 4.
The Secretary largely responsible for a successful one day conference in the Argyll Hall on the 14th October. Thanks to Dr and Mrs Hilliard. The bookstall was manned by Mrs Hall and Mr Bluhm.

The Camerton CollectionW J Wedlake
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) p. 4.
Chairman and Secretary are in discussion with Bath City Council on loaning the Camerton Collection to the City, providing the Council can offer suitable premises.

HeadquartersW J Wedlake
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) p. 4.
Thanks to Mr G Macdonald for the gift of several tables and a number of small cupboards. Also thank to Miss Melluish for paying the Rates,

PublicationsW J Wedlake
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) p. 4.
Steady income continues from the sale of the Camerton Report and the 1st and 2nd North Somerset Miscellanies.

Bath Preservation TrustW J Wedlake
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) pp. 4 – 5.
Several buildings of architectural merit have been saved from destruction. This is largely due to the initial efforts of the Secretary. Hope that Bath Preservation Trust will diligently pursue every threat to the buildings of architectural and historical interest.

SubscriptionsW J Wedlake
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) p. 5.
Raised subs agreed with the Committee. See AGM 1972-73

Nettleton ReportW J Wedlake
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) p. 5.
Now ready for publication, in three parts, after several delays. Will have 40 plates and over 80 text figures.

Excursions 1973W J Wedlake
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) pp. 5 – 6.
Weekend outing to Canterbury, Battle Abbey, Richborough and Pevensey. Thanks to Miss Cooper and to Mrs Cooper for the lunchtime facilities. Also trip to Avebury. Again not a good year for excursions and suggestions would be welcome.

ThanksW J Wedlake
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) p. 6.
Thanks to Committee members and ‘all those who in diferent ways have helped to further the Society’s objectives’.

RepresentationW J Wedlake
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) p. 6.
Society has been at the meetings of Bath Museum Advisory Committee, the CBA., British Archaeological Research Grou., and the Somerset Archaeological Society.

Annual Christmas PartyW J Wedlake
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) p. 6.
Thank to Dr and Mrs Hilliard for their home at Batheaston Manor. Similar party planned for 16 December 1972

Hon. Treasurer’s Report 1973Kathleen Hall
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) pp. 7 – 9.
Mention of resignation of Miss Lloyd and thanks to Miss Melluish for taking up the payment of the Rates

Hon Excursions Secretary’s Report
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) p. 10.
Re-iteration of the trips described in the Excursions Report page 5/6

Lectures 1972-73W J Wedlake
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) p. 11.
1972. 3rd October, M Ponsford, ‘Medieval Bristol’. 7th November, W Wedlake, ‘Excavations at Nettleton’. 5th December, R Leech, ‘Excavations at Catsgore, Somerset’. 1973. 9th January, J Bettey, ‘Historic sites and settlements in the Chew Valley’. 6th February, R Goodall, ‘The historical development of Frome’. 6th March, P Greening, ‘England and the Continent in the Tenth Century’.

Conference on Local History and ArchaeologyW J Wedlake
Camertonia 14 Part 2 (1973) p. 12.
Held at 9A York Street on 19th March 1972.. Papers read; W Wedlake, ‘The History of the Bath Field Club”. H Hall, ‘Bones in Archaeology’. H Leighton, ‘Medieval Church Brasses in the Bath area’. P Greening, ‘The Bath Tunnel Scheme and the listed buildings’. A Griffin, ‘Bath Trade Tokens’.