Chester Archaeological Society 
President: His Grace the Duke of Westminster KG CH CVO OBE TD CD DL  
 Registered Charity No 1068062
?Roman bridge at BirkenheadSaxon crosses at SandbachBressan recorders 

The Society has published a journal since 1850. It contains reports on local excavations, discussion articles by distinguished scholars and conference proceedings. Members are entitled to a copy of the current journal free of charge and to discounts on back numbers.  

We welcome articles about the architecture, archaeology and history of Cheshire. If you are interested in contributing, Click here to contact the Honorary Editor. Click here for notes on style and layout. Requests to reproduce material from the Journal should also be addressed to the Editor. 

Volume 85 for 2015 is now available.

Old Series Subject Index and New Series Contents 
Click here to see the contents of  volumes in the 'new series' of the journal from 1887 onwards and the subject index for 'old series', published between 1849 and 1885. We are disposing rapidly of stocks of back issues, but some from volume 56 onwards are still available (asterisked in the list); contact
Alice Bray. There is a charge of £2.00 per volume for members, £5.00 for non-members. If you are ordering by post please add £2.50 per volume for post and packing. All payments should be made in advance by cash or a cheque made out to 'Chester Archaeological Society'.  

Deva Victrix. Roman Chester Re-assessed. Papers from a Weekend Conference held at Chester College 3-5 September 1999.
Click here for a list of contents. 
Copies of this special volume are no longer available.  O

Photos (left to right) Roman bridge found during the excavation of docks at Birkenhead; Saxon crosses at Sandbach; early 18th-century recorders by Peter Bressan. All have  
featured in articles in the Society's Journal.  

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    Objects of the Society, 1849 
    The improvement of architectural taste, Science & construction    
    The illustration and preservation of the remains of antiquity & other objects of interest in the city & neighbourhood     
    The recommending of plans for the restoration, construction & improve-
    ment of buildings & other works   
    The collecting of historic, archaeological, and architectural information, documents, relics,    
    books &c    
    The mutual suggestion & interchange of knowledge on these subjects'