Recording Industrial History Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

If you have an interest in the rich industrial archaeology of Lincolnshire then you may be interested in booking a place for the above conference which will take place on Saturday 15th November at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln.

The event has been organised by the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology (SLHA) to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Industrial Archaeology Team.

The programme includes a wide variety of interesting talks and presentations including a talk about the Bourne to Saxby Railway, the rich heritage of wind and water mills in Lincolnshire, and a presentation focusing on bricks and brickmaking in the county. 

The afternoon programme includes a talk on Saving the Ruston Buchyrus Archive, a presentation focusing on the diversity of bridges throughout the county, many of historical significance and a close look at the supply of water to Country Houses. The final presentation of the conference will explore the work of the Society with regard to land drainage.

The conference will be held on Saturday 15th November at Bishop Grosseteste University Lincoln LN1 3DY commencing at 9.30am and finishing at 4.00pm. Everyone is very welcome to attend. Admission for the day including lunch, teas and coffees is £30.00 for members of the Society and £35.00 for non-members. Booking by Monday 10th November is essential.
For further details of times, speakers, costs and booking please visit www.slha.org.uk or call the Society office 01522 521337.

 

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