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Sunday, 12 June 2016

Newsletter (Summer 2016) and Notice of AGM

Members will have received through the post notice of the Annual General Meeting of the Essex Society for Archaeology and History on Saturday 25 June, 2pm, at Colchester Castle.  This came with the Summer 2016 edition of the Newsletter (No. 178) issued earlier than usual. Items this time include:
- From The President.  Adrian Corder-Birch mentions the forthcoming AGM, our new membership leaflet, the issue of Volume 5 of our Transactions with Volumes 6 & 7 having material in hand for the new editor, the change of names of Committees to reflect more accurately what they are doing (Library Committee is now Library and Archives Committee, Publications Committee is now Publications and Research Committee), the placing of our Morant print in the Library, and the appointment of Zoe Quinn as our Publicity Officer.
- Major Brinson at Paestum: follows up a previous item on the archaeological work of J.E.S. Brinson during the Second World War in Italy
- VCH Southend Project: the plan for a "short" publication
- Suspension of the Harwich-Shotley Gate Ferry
- The Blackwater as a London Airport: proposal following the Second World War
- Saving The Century: Victorian Society Exhibition in 2015
- The Last Years of the River Crouch Ferries
- The Society Archives: The Sellers give us the Sixties (conclusion)
- A Mabbitt Contribution to the Society Archives: The Medieval Feast which celebrates the Society's centenary in 1953
- The Harwich Redoubt and Victoria County History
- Sir Edward Bysshe's Visitation of Essex 1664-68
- The Christy Family and its link to the cradle of Industrial Revolution
- Leverton Charities, Waltham Abbey
- Some Essex Closing Rings
- Wolfstones, Dogstones and Quernstones
- Dew Ponds in Essex?
- Morant Lecture at Stebbing, 19 March 2016
- Society Visit to Great Dunmow Maltings, 16 April 2016
- Ulting Wick and Ulting Church
- ESAH Digitisation Project
- Events in Essex
- Obituary: Kenneth Neale (1922-2016)

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