The Society has published a journal since 1850. It contains reports on local excavations, discussion articles by distinguished scholars and conference proceedings. Members are entitled to a copy of the current journal free of charge and to discounts on back numbers.
Back issues (Old Series 1-3 and New Series 1-84) of the journal, together with other publications, are now accessible free online via the Archaeology Data Service at https://doi.org/10.5284/1046285. The three most recent issues of the journal are accessible online in the Members’ Area of this website (password protected).
You can click here for a contents list of all issues of the journal and other publications.
We are rapidly disposing of stocks of hard copy of back issues of the New Series; currently a limited number of volumes 63, 64, 65, 72, 79, 81, 85, 86, 89 and 90 are still available. To purchase any of these contact the Membership Secretary. There is a charge of £2.00 per volume for members, £5.00 for non-members plus £4.50 per volume for postage and packing. We also have copies of the 2021 journal, volume 91, available for purchase. The charge for these is £5.00 for Ordinary, Institutional and Student members, or £11.00 for all others. for UK postage and packing add £4.50 per volume, outside the UK please ask for a quote for postage and packing. All payments should be made in advance by cash, a cheque made out to ‘Chester Archaeological Society’ or a BACS transfer.
Roman bridge found during the excavation of docks at Birkenhead
Saxon crosses at Sandbach
Early 18 Century recorders by Peter Bressan