Camertonia issue 23 (1984)

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Annual ReportW J Wedlake
Camertonia 23 (1984) pp. 1 – 3.
Chairman’s Report. Nettleton Report published. Society urged not to rest on its laurels. Comment on the role of professional and amateur archaeologists. Headquarters. Winter lectures. Parish surveys. Summer evening excursions. Representation. Publications. Excursions. Treasurership. Auditor. Thanks.

Report on summer programme 1983W Underhay
Camertonia 23 (1984) pp. 3 – 5.
Society met on seven Wednesday evenings. Thanks to Mr Brocklesbury for arranging the visit to the Camden Museum in Julian Road. Mention of Real Tennis Court built in 1777. Thanks to Mr Longhurst for visit to Masonic Hall in Orchard Street. 25th May, Englishcombe and Priston. 8th June, Compton Dando. 22nd June, Somerset Coal Canal. 6th July, Biddestone and Hardenhuish. 20th July, Compton Martin. There are detailed Reports on each of these visits.

Bath Conservation Area Advisory Committee ReportBetty Hall
Camertonia 23 (1984) pp. 5 – 6.
At first meeting of 1983, demonstration given of noise levels, by decibels, to demonstrate noise pollution in Bath. City Council has offered post of Architectural Consultant to Mr John Darbourne for a period of 5 years – 30 days per year being devoted to Bath. Mr Sparkes, Director of Environmental Services, attended a meeting of the Bristol Society of Architects in September, when it was felt that Bath would benefit from an Urban Studies Centre. Flood lighting in Pulteney Street has been suggested to stimulate interest in the architecture.

Lectures 1983-84W J Wedlake
Camertonia 23 (1984) p. 6.
Held at Bath Technical College.1983. 5th October, D McLaughlin, ‘Conservation in Bath’. 2nd November, W Wedlake, ‘The Life and Times of the Rev. John Skinner 1800 -1839’. 7th December, K Blockley, ‘Excavations at Marshfield’. 1984. 1st February, A Parker, ‘Underwater Archaeology’. 7th March, D Dawson, ‘Archaeology and Conservation in Cities and Towns’.

Winter ProgrammeW J Wedlake
Camertonia 23 (1984) p. 6.
Held at 2 Bennett Street, Bath. 1983. 19th October, Miss D Withers, ‘Hinton Charterhouse’. 17th November, AGM and talk by the Hon. Sec. 14th December, Christmas Party. 1984. 18th January, A Selway, ‘The Crossbow’. 15th February, B Hall, ‘The Mesolithic and Bronze Age in North Scotland’. 21st March, W Wedlake, ‘The Future of Local Archaeological Societies’.

Hon. Treasurers ReportA E Clout
Camertonia 23 (1984) pp. 6 – 7.
Money held by the society increased by £206.

List of members 1984
Camertonia 23 (1984) pp. 8 – 9.

Free circulation and exchange
Camertonia 23 (1984) p. 9.
List of 9 Bodies who receive Camertonia free in exchange for their own publications.

Camertonia 23 (1984) p. 10.
Appeal to members to pay subscriptions on time

PublicationsW J Wedlake
Camertonia 23 (1984) p. 10.
Available for sale. The Camerton Report, the two ‘North Somerset Miscellanies’ and the Nettleton Report.

New members
Camertonia 23 (1984) p. 10.