The Chairman’s ReportJeff Adams
Camertonia 35 (1997) pp. 1 – 4.
A year of consolidation and growth’. Membership 81. Appointment of Trustees. Some changes among Committee members. Splendid programme of excursions from Ken Appleby. Society bereft of much of its records – trying to reconstruct them. Any information welcome. Pat Briley cataloguing back copies of Camertonia. Librarian, Hugh Warren, has copies of Committee Minutes – available to any members. Thanks to Jayne Lawes – reintroduction of field walking – at Paulton Villa. Advertising increased – posters from Lawrie Scott.
Summer Excursion Programme 1996
Camertonia 35 (1997) pp. 5 – 14.
Reports on all these outings. 26th May, Sue Langdon, The Quantocks. 22nd June, Jeff Adams, Monmouth Archaeological Society dig. 10th August, Sophie Hawke, Guided tour of Steeple Ashton. 1st September, Ken Appleby, Chedworth Roman Villa, the Rollright Stones and Chastleton Church.
Letter of AppreciationRichard Dumbreck
Camertonia 35 (1997) pp. 15 – 17.
A humorous letter recalling the early days of the Society.
‘Go to Camerton’ (A Day Dream)Tom Cleworth
Camertonia 35 (1997) pp. 18 – 21.
Reproduced from Camertonia No 1 1950
Cartoon from Camertonia 1950‘Brash’
Camertonia 35 (1997) p. 22.
“Them? O merely some types from Aqua Sulis who congregate here every weekend”. (Bath)
Camertonia 35 (1997) p. 23.
Reproduced from Camertonia No 13 part 2 1970.
Paulton Villa Field WalkingPat Briley
Camertonia 35 (1997) pp. 24 – 25.
Report on the field walk which took place on 24th April 1996
Paulton Villa Pot WashingPat Briley
Camertonia 35 (1997) p. 25.
Pot washing which took place on 1st June 1996
Excavation at Stratton on the Fosse 1996Jayne Lawes
Camertonia 35 (1997) pp. 26 – 34.
Detailed report on the excavation including photographs and drawings.
Summer Excursions, Preview for 1997
Camertonia 35 (1997) pp. 35 – 38.
19 April, Portsmouth and the Mary Rose led by Pat Briley. 17 May, Tewkesbury Abbey and the Battlefield Tour led by Hugh Warren. 21 June, National Monuments Record Centre Swindon and Wayland’s Smithy, led by Sue Langdon. 7th September, Frome and Fussell’s Iron Works, Mells, led by Ken Appleby. 11 October, Corston led by Alan Jenner.
Winter Events Preview 1997-1998
Camertonia 35 (1997) pp. 38 – 39.
To be held at B.R.L.S.I, Queens Square, Bath. 9th October, Dr P Leach, ”Romans and Britons along the Fosse Way’. 13th November, Jayne Lawes, ‘Report on the Excavations at Stratton on the Fosse’ followed by the AGM. 11th December, Nigel Nayling, ‘The medieval wreck from the Magor Pill’, 1997. 18th January, John Coates, ‘The basis of the Greek Trireme experiment’. 12th February, Dr A J Parker, ‘The Winterstoke Project: the archaeology of NW Somerset’. 12th March. Dr Juliet Rogers, ‘Palaeopathology’.