Camertonia issue 23 (1984)

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Camertonia 23 (1984)
Officers and Committee 1983-84

Annual ReportW J Wedlake
Camertonia 23 (1984) p. 1.
Chairman’s Report. Nettleton Report published. Society urged not to rest on its laurels. Comment on the role of professional and amateur archaeologists.

Winter lecturesW J Wedlake
Camertonia 23 (1984) p. 1.
Mr Greening once again has arranged an interesting series of lectures. Please make every effort to attend. (see also page 6)

HeadquartersW J Wedlake
Camertonia 23 (1984) p. 1.
Continuing the use of Bath Photographic Society rooms in Bennett Street.

Parish SurveysW J Wedlake
Camertonia 23 (1984) pp. 1 – 2.
Mr Clout had undertaken work on Englishcombe only to find that another person was working on the same project. What a pity the Local Authority was not more co-operative in passing on this information. Regrettable that the survey published in Camertonia was also not consulted.

Summer Evening ExcursionsW J Wedlake
Camertonia 23 (1984) p. 2.
Thanks to Miss Underhay for the organisation. Welcome suggestions for places to visit.

TreasurershipW J Wedlake
Camertonia 23 (1984) p. 2.
Thanks to Mr Clout who has taken over from Mr David Edwards as Treasurer.

RepresentationW J Wedlake
Camertonia 23 (1984) p. 2.
At meeting of CBA 13 (at Exeter), the Western Archaeological Trust at Bristol, the Avon Archaeological Council, Somerset Archaeological Society at Taunton, Ilminster and Wells, the Bath Area Advisory Committee on Conservation (Mrs Betty Hall) and Mr Peter Greening continues his association with the Bath Preservation Trust. Thanks to representatives who do so at own expense.

ExcursionsW J Wedlake
Camertonia 23 (1984) p. 2.
Insufficient numbers for the two arranged visits to archaeological sites, so they were cancelled. Thanks to Miss Underhay for making the initial arragements.

ThanksW J Wedlake
Camertonia 23 (1984) p. 3.
Thanks to Committee and Officers, plus Miss Hall and others for delivering Camertonia. Mrs Sally Philllips for printing the lecture programmes, Mr J Hancock for manipulating the projector at lectures and to members for their general support. Also Mr Ted Longworth for redrawing the Wallmead Barrow Excavation and the Glastonbury Abbey Excavation drawings prior to publication.

AuditorW J Wedlake
Camertonia 23 (1984) p. 3.
Thanks to Mr Leslie Holt

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.
Detailed Report here.

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

New members
Camertonia 23 (1984) p. 10.

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