The contents of Newsletters for 2012

Issue 124 Autumn 2012

clock on the platform at Wicksteed Park

©Jane Waterfield 2012

Contents:

  • Summer Walks and Visits 2012:
    • Wicksteed Park
    • Chasewater Railway Museum
    • Glendon Railway walk
    • Kettering Town walk
  • News items and updates:
    • Plaque unveiled at aquaduct
    • Steam hopes for restored Allchin roller
  • Miscellany of Items of Interest:
    • Work starts to reveal history of St John's
    • Jelly revival creates jobs
    • Roman dig near Daventry draws to a close
    • Bedford Line plan
    • Wolverton station
    • Northampton's 'new' bus station
    • Pots on building site date back 2000 years
    • Wicksteed Park Lottery bid
    • Northampton Castle - remains could be revealed
    • Moat Lane, Towcester
    • Lady Godiva visits Northampton
    • The Westmorland of Apethorpe archive
  • Of this and that including:
    • Number crunching
    • Subscriptions
  • And Finally:
    • Two obituaries

Availability: out of print

Issue 123 Summer 2012

Scotts of Thrapston logo seen on a display panel

©Jane Waterfield 2012

Contents:

  • Announcement of extra Autumn lecture
  • 2011/12 Winter Programme:
    • Allchin Steam Roller 1131
  • Summer Walks and Visits 2012
    • Isham
    • Scotts of Thrapston
  • News updates:
    • Billing Road Conservation Area
    • Fishmarket, Northampton
    • A 'dilemma' to the council over Fishmarket plans
  • Miscellany of Items of Interest:
    • Station site of 'global worth'?
    • Major expansion planned for DIRFT
    • Brunel train shed to be restored for GW electrification
    • Advert ban for the former Maltings site
    • Extension to Wellingborough Station
    • Finedon's Local History Society 'home'
    • Spaghetti Junction on M6, Junction 6, is 40 years old
    • Government confirms funds for Northampton station
    • Overstone Hall - At Risk list
    • Locomotive painted claret for the Jubilee
    • Annual Festival of Transport
    • Bringing St Crispin to life
    • DIRFT: Daventry
    • The British Postal Museum & Archive
    • A new website to browse
  • Of this and that including:
    • Number crunching
    • Coffee & Tea at winter lectures
    • Extra meeting in September
    • Late News: Scotts of Thrapston
  • And Finally

Availability: out of print

Issue 122 Spring 2012

Repainted tram shelter opposite the Cock Hotel, Kingsthorpe

©Terry Waterfield 2012

Contents:

  • 2011/12 Winter Programme:
    • J W Evans Silver Factory
    • Thatching
    • Members' Evening:
      • Aspects of Industry in Thailand
      • Recording of unmodernised housing in Northampton
      • Olive pressing in Spain
    • Brunel's Great Eastern
  • News updates:
    • Former shoe factory at Desborough
    • Glendon & Rushton Station
    • Kingsthorpe tram shelter
  • Miscellany of Items of Interest:
    • Fishmarket 'not of historical interest'
    • Old Wolverton Canal Aqueduct
    • Brockhall Coach Works
    • Barwell haggers Eagle Foundry
    • Metal theft of a different sort!
    • London Bridge's protected roof to be demolished
    • West Coast mainline chaos after loco derails at Bletchley
    • York South turntable unearthed
    • Elsecar scraps ex-Nene Valley Avonside 0-6-0ST
    • Rushton Station
  • Of this and that including:
    • Urban explorers
    • Number crunching
    • Archive images
  • And Finally

Availability: out of print

Issue 121 Winter 2012

GT Hawkins' Corner stone

©Jane Waterfield 2011

Contents:

  • Reports of Summer Walks and Visits 2011 - the last reports:
    • Kelmarsh Railway Tunnel
    • Olney, Buckinghamshire
    • Northampton's Boot & Shoe Quarter
    • Industrial Heritage Day - EMIAC82
  • Winter Programme 2011/12:
    • Victorian Northamptonshire - Inventions and Inventors
  • Miscellany of Items of Interest:
    • Paint a tram shelter
    • The Allchin steam roller
    • Hornsey gas-holder under threat
    • The abandoned Northern Line
    • M25 (Road to Nowhere)
    • Major redevelopment plans for Northampton
    • Metal thieves strike again
    • King's Cross footbridge
    • 1859 King's Cross turntable unearthed
    • Duke of Gloucester
    • Hunsbury Hill steam
    • Wellingborough - new footbridge
    • Canal restoration
  • Of this and that including:
    • AGM report
    • Treasurer's report
    • Winter programme
  • And Finally

Availability: out of print