Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society
The society was established in the late 1950s, and became Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society in 1995, reflecting its county-
Newsletters are produced for our members three times a year, and the society organises outings to places of historical interest . These have included visits to Fauld Gypsum Mine, The Tower Brewery, Burton-
Documentary research is undertaken from time to time, and survey work is accomplished too: an examination of Staffordshire churches included St. John the Baptist, Croxall; St. Michael and All Angels, Hamstall Ridware, and St. Lawrence, Gnosall.
The society retains a special interest in the Roman site at Wall, Letocetum, We took a great interest in the finds from the Staffordshire Hoard and became Foundation Members of the Appeal for the Savr the Hoard for Staffordshire Appeal by giving a large donation.
A major part of our Activities is the editing and production of the Societies Transaction, roughly once a year. We now look forward in the 21st century to new ideas and new techniques which are further developing our understanding of the past, and of Staffordshire in particular.
For more information the Committee of the Society is here.
Registered Charity No 500586
A charter from Seisdon near Wolverhampton, read for its owner by SAHS.
The charter is from the reign of Edward III concerning ‘Pear Hill Field.’ The transaction mentions Thomas the shepherd and Thomas Stevens