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Droitwich History and Archaeology Society Newsletter

Droitwich History and Archaeology Society.

Droitwich History and Archaeology Society Newsletter

by Droitwich History and Archaeology Society.

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Published by Droitwich History and Archaeology Society in Droitwich .
Written in English


Edition Notes

one bound volume.

Statementedited by Bob Field. Issue 13, Issue 17-30.
SeriesDroitwich History and Archaeology Society Newsletter
ContributionsField, Bob.
The Physical Object
Paginationvarious
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21063574M

A Brief History of The Droitwich Canals. There are two canals serving the town of Droitwich, the Droitwich Barge Canal and the Droitwich Junction Canal, the Barge Canal predating the Junction by over 80 years. The Barge Canal is one of the oldest canals in the country being designed by the eminent canal engineer James Brindley. Sussex Industrial Archaeology Society - Newsletter Saturday 26th February, pm. Newhaven – to the present day. Brighton and Hove Archaeological Society Local History talk by Carol White. United Reformed Church Hall, Blatchington Rd, Hove. 12th - 13th March. Branch Line weekend. Bluebell Railway.

Droitwich - Professional Family History, Family Trees, Genealogy, House and Ancestry Research Service by Professional Genealogist UK and local history research. Past Discoveries is a Genealogical and Family History Research Company offering a friendly and efficient service to those who wish to find out more about their family history. Current Lecture Series LECTURE PROGRAMME Meetings take place at pm at St Peter’s Baptist Church, Eden Close, St Peter’s Drive, Worcester WR5 3TZ from 14th January onwards.

meeting dates art art festival Artist in residence ArtsFest ArtsFest Arts Week call for artists Children's Art Workshop Droitwich Arts Network Droitwich Camera Club Droitwich Library Droitwich Mail Art Droitwich Salt Festival Droitwich Spa exhibition exhibitions fashion show fundraising Hanbury Hall exhibition King John's. OF THE WARWICKSHIRE INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY SOCIETY Abbreviations: NL = Newsletter, RET = Retort! Date: the inclusion of a date (eg. Dec ) indicates that the item listed was a formal presentation to the Society made at one of its monthly meetings. A Acme Whistles NL No 40, Dec , p4 Aerial Ropeway/Burton Dassett Quarries NL No 49, p3.


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History & Archaeology Society Page updated 18 Jul Meetings are held in the John Corbett Room, Droitwich Community Hall, Heritage Way, Droitwich Spa, starting at pm. This natural resource has made Droitwich one of the main sources of salt production throughout history since the Iron Age and probably before.

There is evidence of a settled community from the late Iron Age ( - BC), producing and distributing salt over a large area, to the Roman occupation when the town was known as "Salinae" meaning. ###############################################################################################################################################################################################################################################################.

“Droitwich History and Archaeology Society (DHAS) is a small society based on the spa town of Droitwich, Worcestershire.

The Society meets during the first Wednesday of each month except August in the Community Centre and is addressed by a speaker who presents a topic of local historic or archaeological interest.

An Overview of the History of Droitwich - the use Droitwich History and Archaeology Society Newsletter book brine in this location, and the development of the physical town Droitwich is unique because its natural brine springs have been exploited on an industrial scale for at least years.

Underground brine streams rise to the surface in the Salwarpe valley (Vines Park) under artesian pressure. Worcestershire Archaeological Society. likes 3 talking about this. This is the Facebook Page of Worcestershire Archaeological ers: the history of droitwich town mill BY PAUL JONES LRPS After considerable discussion the Committee agreed to the principle of splitting the former Journal into two publications - the `Newsletter` and the `Occasional Papers` and it is with appreciable relief and not a little pleasure that I can announce the publication of the much awaited missing.

Droitwich Spa (often abbreviated to Droitwich) is a historic spa town in northern Worcestershire, England, on the River is located approximately 22 miles (35 km) south of Birmingham and 12 miles (19 km) west of Redditch.

The town was called Salinae in Roman times, then later called Wyche, derived from the Anglo-Saxon Hwicce kingdom, referred to as "Saltwich" according to Anglo District: Wychavon.

Droitwich is a large town of o inhabitants about 5 miles from the county town of Worcester. Droitwich stands on rich deposits of salt, and salt has been mined here for thousands of years. The Romans certainly valued Droitwich salt - four Roman roads converged on the town.

Droitwich History & Archaeology Society Contact: Jill Jennings 12 Willetts Road, Worcester WR9 7QY 05/03/ Feckenham Forest Local History Society Contact: Mrs E Atkins Lower Grinsty Farm, Callow Hill, Redditch, Worcs B97 5PJ 05/03/ Forge Mill Museum. The Droitwich transmitting station is a large broadcasting facility for long-wave and medium-wave transmissions, established in in the civil parish of Dodderhill, just outside the village of Wychbold, near Droitwich in Worcestershire, England (grid reference).The site is the location of the British Broadcasting Corporation's most powerful long-wave transmitter, which together with the two Grid reference: SO The objective of the society is the promotion of members’ and public interest in their heritage by discovering, recording, publishing, or by any other means, the history and archaeology of the Kenilworth area in the county of Warwickshire, England.

Who are we. The Kenilworth History and Archaeology Society had its origin in of Droitwich. Roman Droitwich - CBA Research Report costs £32 and is available from WHEAS or from the Council for British Archaeology.

Archaeology Dayschool This year the Worcestershire Archaeology Dayschool will be held on Saturday 11th November concluded their Broadway A full and varied programme has been drawn up,File Size: KB.

The Annual General Meeting of the Society, due to be held on Monday 16 March, had to be postponed; it will be rearranged for a future date. The Society has been awarded a grant of £62, by the National Lottery Heritage Fund for a project, ‘Small Pits, Big Ideas, Part II’, which will see a programme of test-pitting undertaken in six rural.

Welcome. Historic Droitwich: Its Streets and People is a project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) which has been carried out over three and a half years to March by members of the Dodderhill Parish Survey Project group.(To find out more about this group, its previous projects and the background to this project, click here.)We hope that this will be the first of two or three.

Kenilworth History & Archaeology Society, Kenilworth, Warwickshire. likes. The promotion of members’ and public interest in the the history and archaeology of the Kenilworth ers: The best mediaeval evidence as to the population of Droitwich is provided by the Lay Subsidy Rolls published by the Worcestershire Historical Society, but the information they furnish is imperfect.

The earliest roll is of about –82 and names eightyseven persons who paid a total of £26 13 s. 2 d. The importance of Droitwich, and the wealth its salt deposits created, is indicated in the Doomsday Book - which gives the town a higher value than Worcester or Newcastle.

According to this record Droitwich was producing tons of salt a year. Historic Droitwich: Its Streets and People. 01 April Historic Droitwich: Its Streets and People is a project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) which has been carried out over three and a half years to March by members of the Dodderhill Parish Survey Project hope that this will be the first of two or three HLF-supported phases and that we can carry out further.

The Postal History of Bromsgrove & District, Michael H. Young. £ The author was an enthusiastic collector of Worcestershire postal history, a Fellow of the Society of Postal Historians, Chairman of the Midland Postal History Society, and a member.

Droitwich with its natural springs has made it the home of salt making since the Bronze Age. The Romans, Saxons and Normans controlled the industry and the wealth it generated, but in the 13th century the town's burgesses were granted a monopoly by royal charter. For nearly years Droitwich had a stable and prosperous existence as an Price: $This book published by 'The History Press' was officially launched on the 24th October at the Museum of Carpet and is available in their shop in Green Street for £ The book was written by Sally Dickson in collaboration with other members of the Kidderminster & District Archaeological & Historical Society and the Museum of Carpet.Books and Publications The CBA has been dedicated to publishing the best in British archaeology for more than 60 years and we continue to make archaeological research widely available.

Many of our publications have been available to download through the Archaeological Data Service (ADS) but we have decided that we will temporarily make all of.