The contents of Newsletters for 2013

Issue 128 Autumn 2013

Circular knitting machine seen at the Frame Knitters Museum, Ruddington

©Jane Waterfield 2007

Contents:

  • Winter Programme 2012/13:
    • Understanding the Workplace: Archaeology and Industrialisation
    • Restoration of the Iron Trunk Aqueduct at Cosgrove
  • Summer Walks and Visits 2013:
    • Siemens Locomotive Depot, Northampton
    • 2013 Rail Tour
    • Borough Hill, Daventry
    • Ringstead walk
    • Framework Knitting Museum, Ruddington & Shardlow
  • News items and updates:
    • The Northampton Gasholders
    • Raunds walk
    • Chester Farm's £4m cash win
    • Northampton Castle - finger bone find
    • Northampton's Railway Station
  • Miscellany of Items of Interest:
    • Phipps Brewery on its way back to Northampton
    • Bus firm pulls out of Northampton's town service
    • Bus station - Church's to the rescue
    • Test pits draw a blank under proposed new hotel
    • Historic building is saved - St Edmund's Hospital, Northampton
  • Of this and that including:
    • Obituary: Terry Green
    • Refreshments
    • Committee member
    • Do you know what happened to? - Stewarts & Lloyds of Corby
  • And Finally

Availability: out of print

Issue 127 Summer 2013

Finial on top of Ernest Chambers' factory, now Westcom Engineering, Raunds

©Jane Waterfield 2013

Contents:

  • Winter Programme 2012/13:
    • Fencing makes a Park
    • Development of the Boot & Shoe Industry in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire 1800-1900
  • Summer Walks and Visits 2013:
    • Northampton Society of Model Engineers
    • Raunds Town Walk
  • The Bargain Helicopter Ride of a Lifetime: To the Olympics and back
  • News items and updates:
    • Castle stones to go on show in new station
    • Gasworks Site to be cleared
  • Miscellany of Items of Interest:
    • NR supports Scrap metal bill
    • £2.5 million update for town's sewers
    • The Hind Hotel
    • Brewery up for sale
    • Heritage Lottery Funding
    • Silverstone Heritage Life
    • 100 years ago
    • White & Bishop to close after 83 years in Northampton
  • Of this and that including:
    • Book Review: Evolution of Northamptonshire Ironstone Industry
    • Obituary: John Rigby
    • NIAG logo
  • And Finally

Availability: out of print

Issue 126 Spring 2013

Seen on the bank of the River Idle at West Stockwith

©Jane Waterfield 2012

Contents:

  • Summer Walks and Visits 2012:
    • Wakerley Ironstone walk
    • EMIAC 83 and 84 - Trent
  • Winter Programme 2012/13:
    • From Dream to Steam - Tornado
    • Maps of Cogenhoe and Whiston
    • Members' Night:
      • Vimy Ridge
      • Titanic's Industrial Legacy
  • You thought it was where?
  • News items and updates:
    • Scotts of Thrapston
    • Castle Station, Northampton
    • Chester Farm
    • Wicksteed Park Pavilions
  • Miscellany of Items of Interest:
    • Towcester Mill
    • English Heritage at Risk Register
    • Heritage Lottery Funding for the East Midlands
    • Historic building site to be flats
    • Metal detctors plunder site [Chester Farm]
    • Piece of Chron history for sale
    • Royalty visits Crockett & Jones
    • Brewery up for sale
  • Of this and that including:
    • New committee member needed
    • Request for help
  • And Finally

Availability: out of print

Issue 125 Winter 2013

Crockett & Jones main entrance

©Jane Waterfield 2012

Contents:

  • Summer Walks and Visits 2012:
    • Rail Tour - To the Seaside
    • Boot & Shoe Quarter - Part 2
    • Braunston & Wolfhampcote
    • Moira Furnace & Marston's Brewery
    • Cogenhoe
    • Carpetbaggers' Aviation Museum
  • Of Interest:
    • Former shoe factory at 7/9 Burns Street
  • News items and updates:
    • NIAG survey finds a use!
    • Northampton Castle
    • Demolition of the Fishmarket
  • Miscellany of Items of Interest:
    • Pots on building site date back 2,000 years
    • Middleport Pottery regeneration
    • Restoration work on canal
    • Delapre Abbey, Northampton
    • Historic site receives free restoration
    • Restoration of iconic cottages
    • St John's car park, Northampton
    • Chester Farm
  • Of this and that including:
    • AGM and Tresurer's Report
    • Reports on Heritage Fair & Archaeological Day
  • And Finally

Availability: out of print