The Officers and Committee members for 2019/2020 are:-
Hon. President — Dr. Chris Burgess,
Chairman - Ray Clarke
Vice-Chairman — Mike Keating
Treasurer — Jenny Cant
Co-Secretaries — Sue Shaw, Heather Waldron
Membership Secretary — Valerie Glass—see Membership page for contact details and other information
Minutes Secretary — Julia Day
Archivist - Julia Day
Website and Twitter manager - Heather Waldron
Data Protection Officer -- Colin Wakeling
Committee Members —3 vacancies
Heather Pentland has stepped down from the post of Archaeology Manager. Heather Waldron will take up the post.
Grateful thanks go to all retiring committee members for their hard work.
We are looking forward to our next webinar on 2nd December. AOC who led the 'The Whiteader Project' will offer a talk entitled Monks and the manor
Join us on the 16th December to hear the story so far- see right
Ancrum Old Bridge Project
Thank you to Geoff Parkhouse for sending this link about this very successful project. We are hopng Geoff will give a talk to TillVAS sometime in the new year.
The Society has an extensive collection of documents and photographs held in its secure archives. These are invaluable for members wishing to study the local history of the area or wishing to gather information for e.g. the Village Atlas Project. Please click on the tag above to see the catalogues. Anyone wishing to access the archives should contact the Society's Archivist, Julia Day.
MEMBERS' WRITTEN CONTRIBUTIONS
Please see a new section on the website—click on the appropriate tab above. Please let us have your thoughts, in prose or in verse.
Please click on the Latest Newsletter page to see information for the current month.
PREVIOUS LECTURE AND OTHER REPORTS
Click on Reports on Events, above, for detailed accounts and press reports.
The Society operates a bookstall at all its meetings.
Items for sale include:-
1. The Society's first two publications by Antony Chessell and Gwen Chessell; Breamish and Till: From Source to Tweed and Aspects of Buildings and Monuments: Branxton, Crookham, Etal, Ford at £10 per copy and
2. Vivian Wilcock's Andrew Todd 1844-1908 ( with research input by TillVAS members) at £5 per copy.
See the Publications page for more about these books.
Copies of Breamish and Till and Aspects of Buildings and Monuments: Branxton, Crookham, Etal, Ford , both written by Antony Chessell and Gwen Chessell, are also available in Cornhill Village Shop and the Lavender Tea Rooms and Village Shop in Etal.
There are also archaeological books and journals for sale. Net proceeds of sale go to TillVAS funds.