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A New Tent for 2018!
I have to admit, I was very fond of the old green tent that we used onsite last season to store the tools and equipment. A cool and groovy example of old-school tents, it had character, it had heft...
However it has to be admitted that it was also full of holes and very hard work to put up!
Policy decisions had to be made and a new, lightweight, model has been purchased. It needed trying out. Five stout-hearted volunteers gathered in Reeth on freezing January day to have a play...
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News Record: 39     Updated: 04-02-2018 14:53:11

Roman Pottery Expert to Interpret Hagg Finds at Members Meeting February 13th
What did You find? Roman pottery from The Hagg 2016 and 2017

Eniko Hudak, Roman pottery specialist, Pre-Construct Archaeology Ltd. will discuss her work at PCA as well as her interpretation of the pottery finds from the Hagg and their significance.
Eniko says: I had the great opportunity to identify and report on the Roman pottery assemblage found during the 2016 and 2017 excavations at The Hagg by the Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group. This lecture will give you more information about the assemblage itself and an insight into the work of a specialist: the identification, quantification, research, and writing of post-excavation assessments.
Join us at The Buck Hotel in Reeth at 7pm on Tuesday 13th February for a fascinating talk by this respected professional archaeologist.
Eniko visited the Hagg site last Summer
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News Record: 38     Updated: 23-01-2018 10:06:57

Healaugh and Muker Manor Court Books
Led by Judith and Alan Mills, SWAAG members have been transcribing Healaugh and Muker Manor Court Books. These have then been uploaded onto the SWAAG website. This builds on work begun by Dr Timothy Bagenal:

Book A 1686-1701
Book B 1700-1731
Book C 1733-1738
Book D 1739-1743
Book E 1744-1753

SWAAG Local History Group members have now completed the following:

Book F 1754-1762
Book G 1763-1771
Book H 1772-1777

This information is invaluable for local historians and those who are tracing their family history. Work has already begun on the next volume which will be uploaded to this site as soon as it is complete.
Anyone wishing to help with this valuable work should contact Judith@swaag.org
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News Record: 37     Updated: 22-01-2018 10:14:35

 
 
 
 
 
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