The contents of Newsletters for 2015

Issue 136 Autumn 2015

models made from a single piece of leather

©Jane Waterfield 2015

Contents:

  • Summer Visit Reports 2015
    • Whissendine and Wymondham Windmills
    • University of Northampton's tannery
    • EMIAC at Crich: Transport Innovations of the Butterley Co
    • Phipps NBC Brewery Tour, Northampton
    • Shuttleworth Collection
    • Irthlingborough Town walk
  • Updates:
    • Historic England (formerly English Heritage)
    • Phipps Brewery
    • Greyfriars site 'will not be rushed'
  • Miscellany of Items of Interest:
    • Bee Boles
    • Heritage maps to put historical sites in the spotlight
    • At York Minster work begins on country's largest medieval jigsaw
    • Quarry extension given green light
    • Old railway tracks
    • Good vibrations at the smithy
    • Ex-factory site - supermarket plans
    • Legal review option in the battle of a York malting site
    • Blue John find
    • Kelham Hall, Notts
  • Of this and that including:
    • News from the Committee
    • Heriatge Fair at St Seps Church rooms
    • 10 Things you didn't know about: Telephones
  • Winter Programme
  • Dates for the diary
  • And Finally

Availability: out of print

Issue 135 Summer 2015

model of Northampton c.1610 outside the railway station

©Jane Waterfield 2015

Contents:

  • Winter Talks 2014/15 continued:
    • The Pearl Button Trade
    • Members' Night
    • The Great War through the Magic Lantern
  • Updates:
    • Ex-Barratt's factory sign
    • Brighton's £5million facelift completed
  • Miscellany of Items of Interest:
    • Northampton Corporation Daimler Bus: Part 2
    • The Screaming Valenta
    • Plans for windfarm dropped
    • Airfield site for solar farm
    • Remembering Pork Pie days
    • Wolverton Works buildings threatened with demolition
    • Nene Valley Railway offered old Wansford station for £50k
    • Grant of £75,000 for Brackley old Fire Station
    • Wolverton set for 2017 demolition?
    • Snibston to close in latest round of cut-backs
    • New boilersmiths
    • Coach renovationWhite Mills Lock, River Nene - Flat caps to hard hats
    • Solar farm plans for a former wartime base
  • Of this and that including:
    • Cornwall and its mines
    • Irchester Country Park
    • Request for articles / assistance required
  • Winter Programme
  • Dates for the diary
  • And Finally

Availability: out of print

Issue 134 Spring 2015

the new Northampton railway station

©Jane Waterfield 2015

Contents:

  • Industrial Archaeology & Industrial Heritage
  • Summer Walks and Visits 2014:
    • King's Cross and St Pancras: Part 2
    • Models of 18th century steam engines
  • Winter Talks 2014/15:
    • Grimsby Ice Factory
    • The Northampton to Peterborough Line Remembered
  • Updates:
    • Timsons - the end of an era
    • Greyfriars Bus Station stripped bare
  • Miscellany of Items of Interest:
    • Rothwell Church visit
    • Northampton Corporation Daimler Bus: Part 1
    • Longtown weekends remembered
    • Rail Academy 'boost' to economic future
    • Horace Lampard Batten - in memory of
    • Braunston Canal
    • St James, Northampton may get a new power station
    • Dambusters artefacts sold
    • Vulcan Works plans go-ahead
  • Of this and that including:
    • Northampton Castle Station
    • NIAG publications
    • Food for thought - Where is the world's largest reservoir
  • Dates for the diary
  • And Finally

Availability: out of print

Issue 133 Winter 2015

one of the reliefs on the 'Meeting Place', St Pancras station

©Jane Waterfield 2014

Contents:

  • Summer Walks and Visits 2014:
    • Welford Canal
    • Cransley Ironstone
    • Stretham Pumping Station and Denver Sluice
    • King's Cross and St Pancras: Part 1
    • Oundle Brewing - past and present
    • Jordan's Mill, Biggleswade
  • Updates:
    • Former Chronicle & Echo site, Northampton
    • The former Express Lift Tower
    • A45 Flore Bypass
    • Organ in St Mary the Virgin Church, Finedon
  • Miscellany of Items of Interest:
    • Of things to do with Railways - two more poems
    • Flat plans for former factory
    • Thieves take steam engine parts
    • Trains rack up 1 million kilometres
    • Colman's mustard
    • Guinness
    • Kelmarsh re-opens revamped orangery
    • Royal Gunpowder Mills at Waltham Abbey - the future of the site?
    • Loyd Grossman calls for a cut in VAT on older buildings
    • MV Balmoral
  • Of this and that including:
    • AGM and Committee
    • Winter programme 2014/15 - Summer walks 2015
    • Help required - photograph identification
    • 100 years ago - regarding army boots and Lord Kitchener
  • Dates for the diary
  • Mid-morning talks
  • Number crunching - Black Gold
  • And Finally

Availability: out of print