John Wheelwright

    Archaeology Society.

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Call us on: 020 456 789

Mail us on: pinetrail@email.com

est. 1986

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The Society can be traced back to the  Wheelwright Grammer chool , Dewsbury where a teacher Mr Max Lyne formed an Archeaological Soiety in the 1960`s

It is now open to all who are interested in learning about and participating in Archaeology      

 

The Society meets on the first Tuesday of the month unless specified.

 

It meets at Knowl Club, 17 Knowle Road, Mirfield . WF14 8DQ

Tel:  01924 493301

 

The meetings are open to guests.

 

 

 

 

                                                PROGRAMME FOR  2017/2018

 

 

3rd October 2017                                      Society AGM     Social event with supper.

 

 

7th November  2017                                 Dr Stuart Wratmell

                                                                         T B I

 

 

5th December 2017                                 Christmas Social Event with supper

 

 

 

2nd January   2018                                   Linda Beevers

                                                                    Honley Wood Excavations

 

 

6th  February   2018                                 Ian sanderson

                                                                    Roman West Yorkshire:  What Was it Like to Live Here?

 

 

6th March     2018                                   David Weldrake

                                                                   Rock Art;  The problems of interpreting the unknowable.

 

 

 

3rd April     2018                                     Gerrie Brown

Easter     tuesday                                    Stone Age to Muskets   Early exploration of Canada and the impact of a musket toting

                                                                   old world traders on the stone age culture of the"first nation" people

   

 

1st May      2018                                     David Cockman

                                                                 T B I

 

 

5th  June     2018                                  John Rumsby

                                                                The Life of a Lancer James Gilling and his comrades.                                                                                                                                                                

 

 

 

July and August   No meeting but a trip is usually organised .

 

 

 

3rd September     2018                         Stphen Sherlock

 

(Provisional)

 

 

 

2nd October     2018                                 A G M

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Most important - making tea.

Young vistors getting dirty

Excavations underway

Is this a find?

What we are looking for -

a selection of the finds

 

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St Mary`s Church Yard 2016

 

The Society was involved in acommunity dig inthe churchyard .  The remains of a motte and bailey castle were investigated.  It is hoped that this dig will be continued in the future.