Camertonia issue 16 (2) (1977)

Officers and Committee
Camertonia 16 Part 2 (1977) p. 1.

LecturesW J Wedlake
Camertonia 16 Part 2 (1977) p. 3.
Good series of lectures. Urges members to make every effort to attend. (See also pages 7-8)

Annual Report 1975-76W J Wedlake
Camertonia 16 Part 2 (1977) p. 3.
A difficult year for this as well as for other Societies.

Summer PartyW J Wedlake
Camertonia 16 Part 2 (1977) p. 3.
Held at Camerton and much enjoyed.

ExcursionsW J Wedlake
Camertonia 16 Part 2 (1977) p. 3.
Interesting excursions arranged by John MacDonald, including week-end St Albans and Colchester. (see also page 7)

Spring ConferenceW J Wedlake
Camertonia 16 Part 2 (1977) p. 3.
Successful occasion. Thanks to Miss Cooper and ladies for the tea arrangements

HeadquartersW J Wedlake
Camertonia 16 Part 2 (1977) pp. 3 – 4.
Meetings continue every Tuesday evening at 2 Gay Street. Invitation to members to assist with a number of tasks. Thanks to Mr Davis who repainted and spring cleaned the committee room. Thanks to Vice President, Miss Melluish for paying the Rates.

ConservationW J Wedlake
Camertonia 16 Part 2 (1977) p. 4.
BACAS is supporting conservation of threatened buildings especially Green Park Station, ‘which is threatened by the despoilers on Bath City Council’

RepresentationW J Wedlake
Camertonia 16 Part 2 (1977) p. 4.
CBA., Committee for Rescue Archaeology in Avon, Gloucester & Somerset. Somerset Archaeological Society and Avon Archaeological Council.

Obituaries. Professor Sir Mortimer Wheeler. Mrs Elsie Clifford. Mr C E StevensW J Wedlake
Camertonia 16 Part 2 (1977) pp. 4 – 5.
Obituaries. Professor Sir Mortimer Wheeler. Mrs Elsie Clifford. Mr C E Stevens

Jubilee Year History and Arch Exhibition
Camertonia 16 Part 2 (1977) pp. 5 – 6.
Invited by the Rector, the Reverend R Bennett and the P.C.C. to hold an exhibition in the parish church at Camerton from 8th to the 11th July. Will include the period of the Camerton church fete. Proposals for a wide ranging exhibition with special section on Skinner MSS. Volunteers needed to man the exhibition over the week-end.

Annual General Meeting 1976W J Wedlake
Camertonia 16 Part 2 (1977) pp. 6 – 7.
Bill Wedlake becomes President following the death of Mortimer Wheeler.

Excursions 1976John Macdonald
Camertonia 16 Part 2 (1977) p. 7.
Two excursions cancelled through lack of support. April, Montacute House, Ham Hill and Muchelney Abbey. May, weekend in Colchester and St Albans. June, the Kennet and Avon canal. July, Devizes Museum – Mr Annable.

Lectures 1976-77
Camertonia 16 Part 2 (1977) pp. 7 – 8.
1976. 5th October, H Drury, ‘Exeter Cathedral’. 2nd November, W Rodwell, ‘Archaeology and the Church’. 23rd November, AGM. 7th December, Dr J Coles, ‘Archaeology in the Somerset Levels’. 1977. 11th January, B Orme, ‘Pastoralists and Prehistory’. 1st February, W Wedlake, ‘Glastonbury’. 1st March, P Greening, ‘The Building of Georgian Bath’.

Treasurer’s ReportB T Cousins
Camertonia 16 Part 2 (1977) pp. 8 – 11.
Membership 76 of whom 36 pay reduced subs as retired persons. This gives basic annual income of only about £90.

NotesW J Wedlake
Camertonia 16 Part 2 (1977) p. 12.
Reminder to those who have not paid their subs yet.

PublicationsW J Wedlake
Camertonia 16 Part 2 (1977) p. 12.
Details of the three publications and their prices.

PublicationsW J Wedlake
Camertonia 16 Part 2 (1977) p. 12.
Still a supply of Camerton Report and the first and second ‘Miscellanies’. Nettleton Report still held up by redrawing of plans and illustrations.