North East Hampshire Historical
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Book: St. Patrick's School, South Farnborough. A Potted History 1886 - 1968.
This recently published account of the former RC junior school in Peabody Road by Bryan Hoskyns features many photographs and drawings in its 68 A4 pages. Price £ 9.95. For more details contact:

Time Talks.
John Manley BA, MA, MA (Econ), PhD, MIFA, FSA gives talks and guided walks on the archaeology and history of Sussex and Hampshire. His website can be found at

Forthcoming Events

The CBA Wessex Conference & AGM, 1 Nov.
Hearth and Home. The archaeology of domestic buildings in Wessex.

The conference and AGM will take place at Larkhill. Places are limited, so bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of full payment.

John Gale: The Knowlton Beaker House and other early houses in the Wessex Area
Luke Winter: Late Neolithic and Late Prehistoric Buildings, their use and construction
Dr Rowena Banerjea: Study of microscopic rubbish residues on early Roman floor houses - use of domestic space.
Drs Miles Russell and Paul Cheetham: 'Rome is where the hearth is?' The Durotriges Project and the use and types of Roman Buildings.
Prof. David Hinton: 'Grub huts and halls' domestic arrangements in the Anglo-Saxon period.
Robert Hill: Types and development of the medieval home and how the modern house was born
Mary Rose Trust: TBA
Peter Stanier: Living in the Industrial Age. The use of postmedieval purpose-built housing for workers and conversion of industrial buildings for domestic use'
Julian Richards: From barracks to homes an interesting case from Larkhill.

There is free parking on site

Tickets: Wessex CBA Members £15 : non-Wessex CBA members £20. Tickets include free parking and refreshments (not lunch).

To book a place please contact:

Andy Manning, c/o Wessex Archaeology, Portway House, Old Sarum Park, Salisbury, SP4 6EB. Tel: 01722 343406 or email here.

Sussex School of Archaeology - CBA South-East AGM and Conference, 1 Nov.
Aspects of Pre-History in South-East England.

Saturday 1st November at the Huxley Lecture Theatre, Huxley Bulding, University of Brighton Moulsecoomb Campus, Lewes Road, Brighton BN2 4GJ.

Chaired by Professor Sue Hamilton and David Rudling, this conference will be a tribute in memory of Professor Peter Drewett who died in 2013. The talks at the conference will be by some of the people who are contributing to the new book on the Archaeology and Land-use of South-East England to 1066 which is being produced as a tribute for Peter Drewett.

Topics include:
Matt Pope & Becky Scott 'The archaeology of early Homo in SE England'
Paul Garwood 'Social organisation of earlier Neolithic communities'
Julie Gardiner & David Field 'Flint mining - organisation, operation and social significance'
Michael Allen 'Beaker settlement on the Downs and the prehistoric impact on the chalklands'
John Manley 'An Iron Age social history for the South-East'
Caroline Wells 'Between chalk and sea - aspects of prehistory on the West Sussex coastal plain'

This CBA South-East AGM and Conference is being run in partnership with the Sussex School of Archaeology and hosted by the University of Brighton Geography Department (Archaeology section).

Conference fees: CBA SE members & Students: £27 (£32 with buffet lunch when booked by 24th Oct) Others: £30 (£35 with buffet lunch when booked by 24th Oct).

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