Thursday, 3 September 2015

Essex Society for Archaeology and History. Newsletter. Summer 2015

The 24-page Summer 2015 edition of the Newsletter has been landing on the doormats of members of the Essex Society for Archaeology and History today.  Once again it is a bumper edition containing news and features of history, heritage and archaeology in the county.  
In this edition:
- From the President. Our new President Adrian Corder-Birch reflects on the recent AGM and the many anniversaries this year including the 800th year of the signing of the Magna Carta. 
- Visiting Chelmsford Cathedral as a Tourist
- The Oldest Human Cremation in Britain found at Langford: Cremated human bone dated to 5600BC.
- Campaign to Save Marconi Hall Street Factory
- Hulks at Holehaven Creek and the Thameside Explosives Industry
- The Last Days of Thoby Priory, Mountnessing, and its Lands
- Fragile Heritage
- The Society Archives: The early days of the Essex Archaeological Society
- Frederick Spurrell, An Essex Antiquarian
- Keeping up to date with Archaeology in Essex
- The Society Archives: Our Library Records
- News From Elsewhere
- Notices: 
-- Notice of the reconvening of the 2015 AGM
-- Adrian Corder-Birch D.L., appointed President of ESAH; 
-- Martin Stuchfield appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Essex; 
-- Jim Boutwood, obituary.
- Events in Essex: 
-- Industrial Heritage Fair; 
-- Museum of Power, Langford; 
-- ESAH Archives Open Days; 
-- EIAG AGM and Lecture; 
-- Advance Notice for EERIAC Conference in 2016.

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