Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society

President:   Dr John Hunt BA, PhD, FSA, FRHistS, PGCE

 Secretary:  Dr T M James, BA, MA, Ph.D, FHA.  

Treasurer: Mr K J Billington ACIB.

Welcome! SAHS is the County Society for the study, investigation, description and preservation of antiquities and historical records in Staffordshire. Membership  is open to anyone with an interest in history and archaeology. Student, individual and joint rates are available.For further information about the Society follow this link.

Lecture meetings are held on selected Friday evenings between September and April, starting at 8.00pm, The Guildhall, Bore Street, Lichfield (see For more details see Lectures above). Non-members are most welcome. During the year we produce three newsletters to keep members informed,  outings are organised to places of interest and to follow up particular talks.

The Society has a reputation for a continuing high standard of excellence in publication, reflected in the subscriptions of over 70 national and international institutions. Members have full access to  our online Archive. Access to the Archive only is available through Associate Membership. The most recent published of our Transactions is Vol. XLVIII in colour!

This website has been updated to 5 October 2016. If you find a missing link or error please email us at

sahs@sahs.uk.net with the error. Thank you.

NOTE Our Lecture season is now in full swing! Next is on 7 October 2016.

The Staffordshire Anglo-Saxon hoard

           BBC Website

more - About.com:Archaeology

more - Staffordshirehoard.org     photo gallery

more - Wikipedia

more - More finds   December 2012

The archaeology of a landscape: Sutton Park

The September 2016 Newsletter is here now !  In colour !

The Shenstone Project Report is available here

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Major donor to the

Hoard Appeal

In 2010

Registered Charity No 500586

Wall (Letocetum) Roman site - baths in foreground, mansio at rear.

Roman presence here began around AD 50 and continued until the fifth century



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