Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society
( HIAS )
is an active group with a current
membership of about 100, interested in all aspects of Hampshire's Industrial
Our activities have included surveys of
mills, breweries, brickworks, etc., as well as restoration and preservation.
Visits to places of
IA interest are also arranged and we host and participate in IA
conferences. We have published several monographs and
have an annual Journal, in addition to
Focus, a half yearly newsletter. We meet once a month at the Underhill Centre, St John's Church,
St. John's Road, Hedge End at 7.45 pm, usually with a talk on an IA related
subject (see meetings for details).
next meeting is on Monday, January
7.45 pm at the Underhill
Centre, Hedge End.
See here for directions. Our
chairman, Howard Sprenger,
will speak on Rails to Ripley
and Midland Railway connections
to the Butterley Company.
2014 Meetings programme is available
and the HIAS leaflet giving details
of the Society is available here
2013 has just been published. Focus
81 is also now available.
a registered charity, No. 276898.