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Visits, Extra Meetings & AGM

Saturday 27 April SERIAC 2013 - South East Regional Industrial Archaeology Conference
Annual one-day conference at Dartford Grammar School, Kent
Saturday 20 July 2013 SIHG AGM and Presentation of Conservation Award 2013
Reigate Community Centre: AGM 14:00, Talk and Visit 14:30

Lecture Course at Guildford 2013-14

The 38th Series of Industrial Archaeology Lectures
Tuesdays 1930 - 2130 at the Diocesan Education Centre, Guildford Cathedral).

1 October 2013
Guildford Railway Station
Roger Nicholas, Guildford Town Guide
15 October 2013
Monorails of the 19th Century
Adrian Garner, Author
29 October 2013
The post-medieval Iron Industry in the Weald
Jeremy Hodgkinson, Wealden Iron Research Group
** Please note: the next meeting is on 5 November and NOT 13 November **

  5 November 2013
Meccano - ‘Engineering in miniature’
Frank Paine, Chairman SELMEC
26 November 2013
The Roman Wooden Water Pump - an ingenious machine
Dr Richard Stein, Archaeologist
10 December 2013
Members’ Talks Evening - Free to all lecture attendees (even if not members of SIHG)
Short talks by members plus refreshments and a chance to meet other members.
A Controversial Weaving Artifact - Glenys Crocker
Kennal Vale Paper Mills, Cornwall - Alan crocker
The Dash up the Channel 1942 - Roy Johnson

Christmas Break

14 January 2014
The Great Westminster Clock & Bells
Mike McCann, Keeper of the Great Clock
28 January 2014
Window Glass from the 14th Century up to the present day
Don Tyzack, Glass Historian & Author
11 February 2014
Alexander Raby and Downside Mill - Their place in the Industrial Revolution
Richard Savage, SyAS
25 February 2014
Dennis Brothers Motor vehicles
John Dennis, Grandson of founder & Roger Heard, former Director
11 March 2014
British engineers in Europe
Sue Hayton, GLIAS

Lecture Courses at Leatherhead 2013-14

Thursdays 1000-1200 Room G6 The Institute Leatherhead

Autumn 2013

  3 Oct Stourport: Terminus - Staffs & Worcester Canal
Gordon Knowles, SIHG
10 Oct Calshot: The Flying Years
Colin van Geffen
17 Oct The Building of St Pancras Station
Douglas Irvine, Structural Engineer
24 Oct History of the London Bus
David Mulvey, London Bus Museum
31 Oct The History of Ropes and Knots
Howard Denyer, IGKT
  7 Nov Half Term Visit to the Shuttleworth Collection at
            Old Warden Airfield in Bedfordshire
14 Nov Haulage as the Crow Flew:
          The Development of Commercial Road Transport
Richard Mellor
21 Nov The Supply of Water to Surrey
Rob Baldrey, East Surrey Water
28 Nov The Post Office Tower
John Bourne
  5 Dec The Mary Rose Story
Edward Sutton, Mary Rose Trust
12 Dec Members’ talks

Spring 2014

  9 Jan A History of Lifeboat Development
David Richmond-Coggan, RNLI
16 Jan Landscape and Agricultural Industries in the SE
Geoffrey Mead, University of Sussex
23 Jan Roads That Were Never Built
John Wettern, L&DLHS
30 Jan Development of Electricity Supply
            in Guildford and Leatherhead
John Selves, National Grid
  6 Feb Airships - Facts and Fallacies
Alan Thomas, SIHG
13 Feb Half Term Visit to Bletchley Park
20 Feb Huguenot Watchmakers in London
David Thompson,
Former Horology Curator BM
27 Feb Idle Women WWII
Mike Constable,
Canal and Waterways Trust
  6 Mar Design and Construction of The Crystal Palace
Michael Gilbert, Historian
13 Mar Crofton Pumping Station
Ian Broom,
Kennet and Avon Canal Trust
20 Mar Early Electric Railways, 25 KV
Geoff Roles and Ken Tythacott, SIHG