News Index 1 - 50

 

 

The first illustrated Newsletter from the renamed SIAS was in January 1974 and has been published quarterly since then. 

Issue No 3. has a note on the earliest publications up to July 1974.

Text of selected Newsletters -
Newsletter 1     Newsletter 2     Newsletter 3     Newsletter 4     Newsletter 5     Newsletter 23      Newsletter 83

CONTENTS OF NEWSLETTERS 1 - 50
Compiled by John Blackwell
In addition to general notices and items of immediate interest to Members, the series of Newsletters contains the following items of more permanent value.

Adur navigation, visit, 36
Air terminal building world's first, Gatwick 44, visit 46
Airport Shoreham, visit, 46
Airship Station, RNAS, Polegate 3
Aviation at Amberley, 27, 42

Bacon Smoking, in Brighton, 49
Balloon (gas) manufactury, at Seaford, 3
Blast furnace, Ashburnham, 39,40
Book reviews:

Hastings and St. Leonards Waterworks 1830-1970, G.D. Coleman 1
Rails across the Weald, ESRO 1
First Sussex Railway, Railway Magazine July 1971 1
Charcoal Iron Industry and its fuel, Economic History Review I
Sussex in the 18th and 19th centuries: A bibliography, J.H. Farrant 1, 2nd edition 9
The Sussex Landscape, P. Brandon 5
Newhaven, Seaford Coastal Defences, Goolden and Kemp 6 Scratch a Surveyor, H. Barty King 10
Harbours of Sussex, J.H. Farrant 12
        "               "           1700-1914 " 13
Victoria County History 13
London Brighton and S. Coast Railway, J. Howard Turner 17
Traditional Buildings, J.R. Armstrong 24
England's Vanishing Windmills, AEP Shillingford 24
Quilt winders and pod shavers, H. Barty King 24
Brickmaking, A History and Gazetteer (Bedfordshire), A. Cox 26
Woodcolliers and Charcoal Burning, L. Armstrong 25
Industrial History of Chichester, 26
The Thames to the Solent, J.B. Dashwood (Reprint) 26
Bricks and Tiles. A Village Industry, M. Beswick 27
Sussex River, Seaford-Newhaven, E.M. McCarthy 30
Victoria County History, 30
Salt Making in the Adur Valley, E.W. Holden 36
Rail Centres, Brighton, B.K. Cooper 37
Ice and Icehouses through the ages, M. Ellis 38 
Longleys of Crawley, R. Smith 37
IA of Hampshire and I.O.W., P. Moore 42
19th Century Railway Drawings, A. Prior 42
Gazetteers of Railway Contractors and Engineers 42
Early Electrical Appliances, R. Gordon 44
South Coast Railways, Brighton-Eastbourne, V. Mitchell 47
Branch Line to Tenterden 48
Leather and Cloth. Rural Trades in the Parish of Warbleton, M. Beswick 49
The Iron Industry of the Weald, H. Cleere & D. Crossley 50
Fieldwalkers' Guide to the Iron Industries of the Weald, B.H. Herbert 50
The Horse Buses of Brighton & Hove, Adrian Peasgood 50

Brickmaking in Sussex, S.I.A.S. Study Group Reports 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 30, 33, 36, 40, 44, 49
Brickmaking in E. Sussex, 15
Brick and Tile Makers from P.O. Directory 1867, 17
The Bakers, Brickmakers of Piddinghoe, 29
Brick & Tile Kilns:
    Piddinghoe, 8
    Eberhoe Common, 29
Brick Works:
    Battle Estate, 42
    Crowborough, closure, 20
    Freshfield Lane, visit, 23
    Hastings, formerly Guestling, visit, 23 
    Keymer Brick & Tile Works, 33
    Kingston, sale, 46
    Lunsford Cross, Bexhill, now demolished, visit, 8 
    Ninfield in the 1890s, 46
    Pitsham & Midhurst, visit, 20 
    Warnham, 48
A Sussex Brick Miscellany, 50
Breweries:
    Constables, Littlehampton, 17
    Harvey's Lewes, visit, 18, 19
    Preston (Brighton) 16, 24
Bridges:
    Newhaven Swing, 19
    Some Sussex visits, 38
    The Thomas Paine Connection, 50

C.B.A. record cards, W. Sussex, 5
                                        E. Sussex, 6
Canals and Waterways:
    Adur Navigation, visit, 36
    Lower Ouse Navigation, 3, 4
    Sluice Gate, Bognor 47, 48
    Two unpublished schemes in Arundel Castle Archives, 8
    Wey and Arun, visit, 29
              - do. -         Canal Trust, 8
Chalk Pits & Museum Reports 3, 10, 11, 15, 17, 21, 26, 39, 44, 46, 47, 49

Electrical Power:
    Battery charging control board, Ewhurst, 15 
    Generator from Volks Electric Railway, 41
    Milne Museum Tonbridge, visit, 16
    Power supply in Brighton 1882-1905, 10, 34, 35 
    Tariff, novel, at Moulsecombe Brighton, 37

Families - see Personalities
Fulling Mills, 5

Gas:
    Gas producer, Cobbs Watermill, 5 
    Town, Production of, Brighton, 10
    Works Water Tower at E. Grinstead, 39 (now demolished)
Gazetteers
    CBA cards, W. Sussex, 5. E. Sussex, 6
    IA Review (index) 47, 48, 50
    Ice Houses 42
    Piers, pleasure; 36
    Pillar boxes, 48
    Sussex Museums, with IA interest, 45
Gunpowder manufacturing sites at Battle (visit), 31

Harbours:
    Newhaven, visit, 8
                "          Swing bridge (now demolished) 8, 19
    Shoreham, Kingston Wharf reconstruction 39
Horse Gins:
    Barcombe, 14
    Guestling, photo, 1
    Ringmer, portable, photo, 1

Ice Houses:
    Petworth House, visit, 29
    Sussex, gazetteer, 42
Illustrations for articles, 19
Industrial Archaeology:
    Degree Course in IA, 48
    Early industrial organisations, 2
    Family Farm and Industrial Archaeology, Herons Ghyll Farm, Uckfield 14, visit 17
    Industry Year '86 - A.I.A.letter, 50
    Reporting of early industries, 7 Rummaging in the Records, 47 
    Rummaging further, 50
    The rise of modern Worthing, 27 
    What can I do? 12
IA conferences and site visits: 
    Cardiff 1977, 16
    Nottingham 1978, 20 
    Ironbridge 1979, 24 
    Norwich 1981, 32
    London 1982, 36
    Lincoln 1983, 40    
    Aberystwyth 1984, 44 
    Glasgow 1985, 48
    SERIAC conferences - 1983, Water, 39
                                               1984, Transport, 41
                                                1985, Natural Energy, 45
IA Trails:
    Brightling area, 28 
    Brighton I, 24 
    Brighton II, 25 
    Lower Ouse Valley, 5 
    Upper Ouse Valley, 14
These longer articles have much of IA interest & sites. 
Iron:
    Blast Furnace at Ashburnham 39, 40 
    Cannonballs at Westfield, 18

Lime Kilns, Washington, 6

Mathematical Tiles 26, 43
- do.- at Royal Pavilion, Brighton, 47
Museums:
    see Chalk Pits
    East Grinstead Town, 38, 43, 46
    HMS Cavalier at Brighton Marina, 42 
    Milne Museum, Tonbridge, visit, 16 
    Sussex with I.A. interest, 45
    Wilmington Priory, 1, 8

Obituaries: 
    Paul Adorian, 39
    George Burstow, 8
    John Gibson-Hall, 50
    Hugh Gordon, 18
    C.F. Tebbutt, 50
Ouse Valley:
    Industry and Communications, 12 
    Industrial sites, 5
    Lower Ouse navigation, 3, 4 
    Upper Ouse IA Trail, 14 
    Railway, remains of, 32
These longer articles have much of IA interest and sites
Out of Sussex: See also IA conferences & site visits
    Bedfordshire, Laybrook Brickworks, visit, 32
    Edenbridge water mill, visit, 14
    Haxted water mill, visit, 12
    Kent, old water pump Brasted, visit, 14
    Mid Kent Mills, visit, 11
    Milne Museum Tonbridge, visit, 16
    Somerset Westonzoyland Pumping Station, 39
    Southampton IA sites, visit, 32

Paddle Steamer operations, 49 
Personalities:
    Bakers, Brickmakers of Piddinghoe, 2
    H.W. Brand of Glynde Place, 12
    Carter Bros. of Billingshurst, Agricultural & General Engineers, 30
    Longley James & Co., Crawley Builders, 10
    Myres, T.H., architect of Cuckoo Line Style, 3
    Osbornes, farmers of Telscombe, 29
    Penfolds of Arundel, Agricultural Engineers, 40
    Pulinger, Colin, inventor of Selsey, 17
    Weiss, Jose, aviator, 27, 42
    Sussex industrial families, 2
    Rummaging in the records, 49
Piers & pleasure, gazetteer, 36
    Brighton Chain, 41, 42
Pillar Boxes, 48
Plans: Two unpublished schemes for canals in the Arundel Castle archives, 8
            Horizontal windmill for Combe Place 1784, 47
            Planning a visit to a town, 7
Public Houses, East Grinstead, 27
Pumps and pumping stations, see water

Quarrying, bell pit method, 7

Railways:
    Kent & East Sussex visit, 7
    Ouse Valley line, remains of, 32 Stockton and Darlington, 6
    Volks Electric, 39, 40
    Stations: Cuckoo Line style, T.H. Myres, architect of, 3
    Petworth, 47
    Tunbridge Wells West, 42, 43
    Goods Shed, East Grinstead, now demolished, 5, 10
    Viaduct, Timberley, 42
Recording for beginners, 46
    CBA Record cards, W. Sussex, 5. E. Sussex, 6 
    Rummaging in the records, 49
    Schedule of listed Sussex industrial monuments as at August 1982, 37
Restoration Projects:
    Bateman's Watermill, 7
    Burton Mill, 12, 16, 17, 18, 25, 26, 27, 34
    Clayton Windmills, 22, 24, 36, 39, 42, 44, 46
    Coultershall Mill, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 25, 40, 42, 44
    Hangleton Manor Dovecote, 43
    Ifield Watermill, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 20, 21, 23, 25, 36, 43, 47, 48
    Lowfield Heath Windmill, 43, 46, 47, 48
    Piddinghoe brick & tile kiln, 26, 31, 46
    Poynt bridge, 40, 42, 43, 44
Rivers: see Ouse Valley 
    Adur
    Wey & Arun
Road, Turnpike Accounts of Brighton - Newhaven, 38

Sewers, Brighton, 10 
Stations, see Railways 
Street Furniture, 10
     -   do.   -     Pillar boxes, 48

Tanning, Tanyard sale Battle, 37
    Ninfield in the 1890s, 47
Telegraph cable, first cross channel, 33
Telpher line, Glynde, 35
Tide Mills:
    Bishopstone visit, 18, 19
    Woodbridge, Norfolk, 4

Trade Tokens, I
Tramway:
    Brede Waterworks, 12
    Brighton & Shoreham, 40
    Offham, inclined plane, 14
Trolley buses, Hastings, 28 
Turnpike, see Roads

Viaduct railway, Timberley, 42
Volk electric railway, Brighton, 39, 40

Watermills:
    Batemans, visit, 23, 43 
    Bodiam, 19
    Brambletye, water supply to, 2 
    Brightling Sawmill, 8, 18, visit 23 
    Brewhurst visit, 39
    Burton, 21 see also restoration 
    Cobbs, 6. 47
    Coultershall, 8, a small miller's reflections, 20 see also restoration 
    Deans, 26, 29, 30
    Dunster, 7, 8
    Gibbons visit, 39
    Hellingly visit, 36
    Horsebridge visit, 36
    Horsted Keynes visit, 34
    Ifield visit, 31 see also restoration Plumpton visit, 34
    Upper Mill, Plumpton, 9, visit 34 
    Robertsbridge, Gardner & Hodsons, visit 7 
    Sheffield (Park) visit, 34
    Terwick, visit, 7
    Trotton, visit, 27
    Warnham, visit, 39
    W. Ashling, visit, 27
Waterwheel, Durford Abbey Farm, 15, 16 
Water:
    Pumps, Coultershall, 8 see also restoration 
        Ewhurst, 15
        Fulking, 5
        Sutton Hall, 8, 9
    Pumping Stations, Arundel, photo 2, visit 27
        Brede, 12
        Goldstone (Brighton) visit, 4 
    Supply, Brighton, 10
        Petworth, 24
    Sewers, Brighton, 10, visit, 11
    see also SERIAC conference 1983 water 
Wey & Arun navigation, visit, 29
    Trust, 8
Will, last and testament, 46 
Windmills:
    Argos Hill, 12, visit, 43 
    Clayton, 44, 45, visits, 20, 34 
    Cross in Hand visit, 43 
    Earnley visit, 27, 28
    Excavated sites, near Eastbourne, 1
    High Salvington, visit, 43
    Horizontal, plan for at Combe Place 1784, 47
    Jack & Jill see Clayton
    Lowfield Heath, visit, 31
    Nutley visit, 22 Oldlands, 12
    Polegate, visit, 36
    Punnetts Town, visit, 22, 43
        struck by lightning, 28
    Shipley, centenary 1979, 23, visit, 27
    Stone Cross, visit, 36
    W. Chiltington, visit, 46
    Demolition of Catt's Mill, Brighton, 50

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