Grant for Studying PAS Finds from Cheshire

Chester Archaeological Society is now accepting applications for a grant to support the study of archaeological finds reported to the Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) from Cheshire. The study should investigate objects, or groups/ type of objects reported to the PAS from Cheshire and adjoining areas. The results of the study will be produced in the …more

New Publication on Early Medieval Finds from Cheshire

Each year the Chester Archaeological Society kindly invites the FLO for Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside to write an article for their annual journal to discuss the key finds reported to the PAS from Cheshire for the previous year. This year’s volume also includes an assessment of the Early Medieval finds reported to the PAS …more

Book Review: ’50 Finds from Cheshire’ by Samantha Rowe

It was a lovely pre-Christmas treat when my signed copy of ’50 Finds of Cheshire’ dropped through the letterbox. Written by Vanessa Oakden, the Finds Liaison Officer for Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside, the book presents fifty of the most interesting artefacts to be found in Cheshire and reported through the Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) …more

Grant to research finds from Cheshire

The Chester Archaeological Society wishes to encourage the study and publication of objects (or groups/types of object) reported to the Portable Antiquities Scheme from Cheshire and adjacent areas, to ensure that their potential contribution to the understanding of the archaeology and history of the county is realised. It is therefore offering a grant of £700 …more