Camertonia issue 3 (1) (1954)

Front Cover
Camertonia 3 Part 1 (1954)
Key Logo. See Camertonia No 1

Officers of the Club
Camertonia 3 Part 1 (1954) p. 1.

4th AGMW J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 1 (1954) p. 2.
24th November 1952. Appointment of Sir Mortimer Wheeler as President

5th AGMW J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 1 (1954) p. 2.
25th November 1953. Legacy from Mrs Nancy Smith (see also Obituary p.7)

Hon. TreasurerW J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 1 (1954) p. 2.
Mr H.F.S.Moore has taken over from Mrs Jaffray

SubscriptionsW J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 1 (1954) p. 3.
Subscriptions stand at 7/6 including Camertonia.

Excursions planned for 1954W J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 1 (1954) p. 3.
11th April, Edington & Bratton. 9th May, Gatcombe. 20th June, West Kennet. 18th July, Christchurch & Wimborne. 5th September, Cleeve Abbey,

Hobbies ExhibitionW J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 1 (1954) p. 3.
The Club has a stand at this Exhibition, 31st March – 3rd April 1954

Camertonia.W J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 1 (1954) p. 6.
Decision to publish as News Letter. Alternatives too costly.

Odd Down, in last paragraph of Chew Valley ReportW J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 1 (1954) p. 6.
Stone axe from Odd Down. Progress on extensive finds and drawings from Camerton. See above.

Discussion GroupW J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 1 (1954) pp. 6 – 7.
Experimental new group. Subjects; Scratch Dials, Minerals & Prehistoric Man, Early I.A. in Britain, Long Barrows, Caving and a General Discussion evening.

SocialW J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 1 (1954) p. 7.
Marriages among the members. ‘It is amazing what a little pot washing and a cup of tea can do’.

Work at Headquarters.W J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 1 (1954) p. 7.
Classification of Camerton pottery and sorting/repairing of pottery from Bath City Wall excavation.

Obituary: Catherine Nancy Sherwood SmithW J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 1 (1954) pp. 7 – 9.
Biography of Nancy Smith, Includes references to Abbot Horne and Dr Bullied. Details of legacy.

Lectures and other activities, 1953
Camertonia 3 Part 1 (1954) p. 9.
20th January, ‘Roman Temple & Settlement at Pagan’s Hill’, Mr P A Rahtz. 4th February, ‘Aveline’s Hole’, Professor Tratman. 10th March, ‘Geology and Archaeology’, Dr F S Wallis. 3rd November, ‘Roman Exeter’, Lady Aileen Fox. 17th November, Jumble Sale and Whist Drive at Camerton. 25th November, AGM, (see p 2), 1st December, ‘Reconstruction of Pottery’, Miss I Gedye.

Lectures and other activities, 1952
Camertonia 3 Part 1 (1954) p. 9.
30th September, ’50 years of Archaeological Excavation’, Mr H St George Gray. 4th November, ‘The Roman Baths’ Mr R W M Wright. 15th November, Jumble Sale and Whist Drive at Camerton. 24th November, AGM.(see P 2). 2nd December, ‘Iron Age Forts’, Mr W J Wedlake.

Lectures and other activities, 1954
Camertonia 3 Part 1 (1954) p. 9.
5th January, ‘Prehistoric Cave Paintings’, Miss M Howard. 16th January, Club Dinner at Camerton. 2nd February. ‘Medieval Monastic Houses’, Mr W J Wedlake. 2nd March, ‘Excavations of Bronze Age Barrows’, Mr N Thomas, the Curator of Devizes Museum.

Excursions 1953
Camertonia 3 Part 1 (1954) p. 10.
18th April, The Mendips led by Professor Tratman, ‘A very interesting afternoon’. 3rd May, Bradenstoke, Waylands Smithy & Avebury. Mr Young at Avebury. 28th June, Portchester Castle, Titchfield & Netley Abbey, ‘An outstanding day’. 26th July, Cadbury Castle and Lulworth. ‘ A very enjoyable day was spent’. 6th September, Lacock, Castle Combe, Old Sodbury, Keynsham, Publow & Priston.