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Thursday, 15 June 2017

Essex Journal. Spring 2017 (Vol. 52 No. 1)

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The contents of the latest edition, just published, are:
Editorial ... 2
News from the Essex Record Office ... 4
Galleywood Heritage Centre ... 5
Billericay and Great Burstead: the Muster Roll of 1539:  Julian Whybra ... 6
When Bill Sykes Junior came to visit - the rise of juvenile crime in Southend during the Great War:  Andrew Emeny ... 15
Ongar Radio Station:  Michael Leach ... 25
Tuesday 29th October 1940: Spitfire Down:  Neil Wiffen ... 33
Obituaries: Peter Huggins (1926-2016), Beryl Board (1929-2017) ... 40
Book Reviews ... 42
EJ Twenty Questions. Richard Morris ... 45 

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Transactions. Series 4. Volume 6 (2015)

Just published. Available price £15.00 including P&P to a UK address.

Essex Society for Archaeology and History
Transactions. Fourth Series. Volume 6 (2015)
(396 pages)

Contents:
Obituary. Peter Joseph Huggins, 1926-2016:  Stan Newens … 1
Obituary. Kenneth James Neale, 1922-2016:  H Martin Stuchfield … 3
Life at the floodplain edge: Terminal Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic flint scatters and early prehistoric archaeology along the Beam River Valley:  Carl Champness, Michael Donnelly, Ben M Ford & Andrew Haggart … 5
Excavation of Prehistoric, Roman and Medieval remains at Priors Green, Takeley, Essex, 2006 to 2010:  Mark Germany, Robert Masefield & Adrian Scruby … 46
A Survey of Selected Late Iron Age and Roman Sacred Sites in Eastern England, with particular reference to Essex:  E W Black … 106
Harlow Roman Temple and other Essex temples: a numismatic study:  Mark Curteis … 164
An Early Roman Cremation Cemetery at Haslers Lane, Great Dunmow:  Mark Atkinson … 189
A Roman crop-processing enclosure at Great Tey, and other sites on the Cressing to Great Horkesley Anglian Water trunk main: rescue excavations 1998:  Patrick Allen & Stuart Gibson … 235
Two sites within the vicinity of Roman Dunmow: Newton Works and Brookfield Farm excavations, 2003-04 … Mark Germany, Ben Barker & David Maynard … 266
Archaeological Investigations at Prior’s Hall, Widdington, 2004 and 2007:  Trevor Ennis … 275
Late Saxon and Medieval Occupation at the former Bus Station, 148-152 High Street, Maldon: Excavations 1999: Trevor Ennis … 289
The two burhs of Maldon, Essex, and their antecedents: Jeremy Haslam … 312
Modelling Patronage: the Chronology and Financing of the Perpendicular Work at St Mary, Saffron Walden: Gabriel Byng … 329
Prittlewell Priory since 1536: owners, tenants and history:  Ken Crowe … 344
Archaeological Fieldwork Summaries 2015: Paul Gilman (ed.) … 366
Shorter Notes
A Romanised Section of the Icknield Way at Great Chesterford: Pat Moan … 378
Essex Industrial Archaeology Group: Tony Crosby … 384
Book Reviews
Excavations along the M25: Prehistoric, Roman and Anglo-Saxon Activity between Aveley and Epping, Essex: Nigel Brown … 386
Alien Cities. Consumption and the Origins of Urbanisation in Roman Britain: Nick Wickenden … 387
Medieval Lawyer: Clement Spice of Essex:  Jennifer Ward … 388
The Thames Iron Works, 1837-1912: a Major Shipbuilder on the Thames:  Adrian Corder-Birch … 388
Earls Colne’s Early Modern Landscapes:  Jane Pearson … 389
Alan Sorrell: the Life and Works of an English Non-Romantic Artist: Nigel Brown … 389
Under Fire: Essex and the Second World War 1939-45:  Martyn Lockwood … 391
In Quest of a Fairer Society: My Life in Politics: Adrian Brown … 391
Essex Bibliography:  Andrew Phillips & Paul Sealey … 393

Sunday, 4 June 2017

Newsletter (Summer 2017)

Now issued four times a year, members of the Essex Society for Archaeology and History will have received their copy of the Newsletter (NL182) a fortnight ago which includes details of the forthcoming Annual General Meeting to be held at Silver End Village Hall on Saturday 17 June at 2pm.
This edition includes:
- From the President
- Historic Pubs Come Under Planning Protection
- Lost Landscapes: Reconstructing Medieval Essex, 19 March 2017. A report of the Conference held at Essex Record Office
- 800th Anniversary of the Charter of the Forest 1217
- Nelson and the Vicar of Southminster - the Rev. Alexander John Scott
- William Dugard, Schoolmaster of Colchester 1637 -1642/3
- The Ongar Theatre in 1790
- Alderford Mill, Sible Hedingham
- Gustav Holst, Conrad Noel and the Whitsun Festivals (Part 2)
- Bulmer Brick and Tile Works
- The Society grants £1000 to Roman Circus House
- Events in Essex
-- Royal Gunpowder Mills
-- Battle of Assandun Dig
- Essex Seen From Elsewhere
-- Train Returns to National Railway Museum, York
- Callout to Volunteers
-- Industrial Heritage Fair, 7 October 2017
-- Ex Congress
- Readers' Letters
-- Stondon Massey Rectory
-- Henry Fitzroy Burial
- Notices
-- Colin Richard Kirwan, 1924-2016
-- Beryl Board F.R.Hist.S.
-- Olive Grace Earnshaw, 1942-2017
- Book Reviews
-- Library Policy
-- A Dictionary of Suffolk Place-Names, by K Briggs and K Kilpatrick. English Place-name Society Popular Series Vol. 6. Suffolk Archaeology & History Society. 214 pages £14
-- Medieval Graffiti. The Lost Voices of England's Churches, by Matthew Champion. Ebury Press. 2015. 253 pages. £14.99