Entries by Hugh Bray

The Neston Collieries, 1759–1855: An Industrial Revolution in Rural Cheshire

By Anthony Annakin-Smith. University of Chester. £19.99. Available from the publisher www.chester.ac.uk/university-press and the usual booksellers from 29 November 2019 The early Neston collieries operated for almost 100 years and were notable in many ways, for example for the devastating acts of sabotage committed by one mine owner on the neighbouring works, for the use […]

Lecture 6th November: A summer of discovery in Wales!

This lecture by Dr Toby Driver (RCAHMW) will be held on 6th November at 7:30pm at the Grosvenor Museum. The lecture will revisit the intense hot summer of 2018 when aerial archaeological discoveries came thick and fast! Clcik here for further details

Journal of the Chester Archaeological Society volume 89 for 2019

Eligible members will be receiving their copies of the latest issue of our journal in the next two weeks. Click here to see the wide range of articles. If you are not a member of the Society but would like a copy, they will be available for £15 incl p&p. Email webmaster@chesterarchaeolsoc.org.uk If you enjoy […]

Britain’s Earliest Mining Boom Revealed!

This month’s edition of Antiquity Journal publishes a paper on the Great Orme Bronze Age copper mine by Dr Alan Williams, a CAS member. Click here to read the University of Liverpool summary of this paper Click here to read the full paper on line