Camertonia issue 3 (2) (1954)

Front Cover
Camertonia 3 Part 2 (1954)
Key Logo. See Camertonia No 1

Officers of the Club
Camertonia 3 Part 2 (1954) p. 1.

6th AGMW J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 2 (1954) p. 2.
23rd November 1954. 103 members.

Excursions Report 1954W J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 2 (1954) p. 2.
11th April, Edington & Bratton with Devil’s Bed & Bolster at Beckington led by Miss Seth at Edington, followed by tea at The Duke at Bratton. 9th May, Chedworth Roman Villa and Bagendon led by Mrs Clifford. 20th June, Kennet Barrows, Old Sarum, Knap Hill, Snail Down & Devizes Museum, led by Mr Thomas, the Curator of Devizes Museum. 18th July, Christchurch, Hengistbury, Wimborne Minster & the Pitt Rivers Museum with lunch at Hengistbury. ‘A long day’. 5th September, Cleeve Abbey.

SubscriptionsW J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 2 (1954) p. 3.
Held at 7 shillings and 6 pence, including Camertonia.

EquipmentW J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 2 (1954) p. 4.
Increased need for equipment and paid labour as Club becomes more successful.

Observation work for Archaeological Section, Ordnance SurveyW J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 2 (1954) pp. 4 – 5.
Watching brief on gas pipe line cutting through the Wellsway and the Burnt House Inn, Bath, between Bath and Radstock. Mention of Peasedown and Shoscombe. Reference here to a find of a spearhead from Radstock Co-operative Farm at Roundhill.

The Roman Baths MuseumW J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 2 (1954) pp. 5 – 6.
Continued improvements in the Museum, but still not comparable to the Ancient Monuments Board of the Ministry of Works. Mention of Professor Ian Richmond.

Bath Antiquities. (Includes review of the year & acknowledgements)W J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 2 (1954) pp. 6 – 7.
Plea that artefacts, in storage at St Catherine’s Court since 1939, should be returned to the B.R.L.S.I.

Treasurer’s ReportH.F.Moore
Camertonia 3 Part 2 (1954) p. 9.
‘Wages’ appear for the first time.

Balance SheetH.F.Moore
Camertonia 3 Part 2 (1954) pp. 10 – 11.
Balance Sheet

Autumn Lectures 1954W J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 2 (1954) p. 12.
15th October ‘Digging up the Past’ , Sir Mortimer Wheeler. 2nd November ‘A Belgic Site near Cirencester’, Mrs Clifford. 7th December ‘Castros in the Spanish Peninsular’, Miss I Anthony.

Discussion Groups Meetings and other activities 1954W J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 2 (1954) p. 12.
19th October, ‘A visit to the National Museum at Copenhagen’. 16th November, ‘Bath in pre-Roman times’. 21st December, ‘Parish Life in Mediaeval England’. 6th November, Jumble Sale and Whist Drive at Camerton. 23rd November, AGM.

Excursions 1954W J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 2 (1954) p. 12.
See Excursions Reports, Page 2 above.

Lectures and other activities in 1954W J Wedlake
Camertonia 3 Part 2 (1954) p. 12.
See Camertonia No 3 Pt 1, page 9.

List of Members
Camertonia 3 Part 2 (1954) pp. 13 – 16.