Our regular publications, the half yearly newsletter Focus and the annual Journal, are free to members.

 

Focus Newsletter

FOCUS is a half yearly record of  HIAS activities with reports on meetings, short articles and communications from members, news of local and regional IA  related information and anything else which may interest the group. Back numbers of Focus can be obtained from the Publications Officer. See the Publications page for details. 

 

HIAS Journal

The HIAS Journal (ISSN 2043-0663) is an annual publication.  The contributions cover a wide range of subjects, dealing principally with Hampshire's Industrial Archaeology. It has won the coveted AIA (Association for Industrial Archaeology) Best Journal award for journals produced on a regular basis. The Journal is free to members.

Thanks to the generosity of one of our late members, Mrs Daphne Meller, we are now able to make all the journals up to and including 2010 available online. Later editions may be bought for 5.00, including packing and postage, from the Publications Officer. See the Publications page for details.

 

Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society, Journal No. 25, 2017

Contents include:

Second World War Coastal Forces of the Royal Navy in Hampshire - Stephen Fisher

Lee-on-the-Solent - The Building of a Resort - Howard Sprenger

Overton Silk Mill, 1769-1848 - Richard Waldram

A Note on Snuff - Tony Yoward

 

Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society, Journal No. 24, 2016

Contents include:

Edwin Course - Pam Moore

Decline and Fall of Urban Industrial Archaeology? The Portsmouth Case - Ray Riley

Romsey Signal Box Renaissance - Howard Sprenger

Southampton's Water War: a tale of Local Authority versus Private Company - Martin Gregory

The Treadwheel as a source of Power - Tony Yoward

 

Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society, Journal No. 23, 2015

Contents include:

The Restoration of a Thornycroft "J"  type lorry - Alan Down

The Railways of Gosport - Peter Keat

Metalliferous mining in the Channel Islands - Howard Sprenger

Milk: from Farm to Consumer - Tony Yoward

The 'Return to Steam' project at Twyford - Martin Gregory

 

Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society, Journal No. 22, 2014

Contents include:

All will be revealed? Equipment in some buildings in Portsmouth Dockyard - Ray Riley

Women at Work in Portsmouth Dockyard 1914-19 - Ray Riley and Celia Clark

The concrete buildings of Sway, Hampshire - Paula Freeland

Eling and Beaulieu Tide Mills: Restoring and Learning form the Past - David Plunkett

Wymering Manor - Andrew Mason

 

Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society, Journal No. 21, 2013

Contents include:

The Kings Theatre, Southsea   - Ron Hasker

Netley Hospital 1855-1915       - Jeff Pain

Winchester's Gas supply         - Martin Gregory

Ashley Walk Bombing Range    - Richard Hall

 

Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society Journal No. 20, 2012

Contents include:

A True Victorian Company -  Steve Old

The Kings Cross Footbridge -  Bill Fawcett

College Mill, Winchester -  Martin Gregory

Two Hampshire Airfields, Worthy Down & Chilbolton  -  Richard Hall

 

Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society Journal No. 19, 2011

Contents include:

Saunders Roe and the Princess Flying Boat

The Water Towers on the old Princess Louise Hospital & Lord Mayor Treloar Hospital Site

Baldwin Latham [1836-1917]

The Horse Trams of Southampton

  

Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society Journal No. 18, 2010

Contents include:

Spithead Cavalcade: Some Celebrated Portsmouth-Built Warships, 1850-1920

Southampton International Airport 1910-1946

The Southampton Corporation Waterworks at Otterbourne

The Emsworth Gas & Coke Company

  

Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society Journal No. 17, 2009

Contents include:

         Cams Tide Mill

         The Restoration of Winchester City Mill

         Southampton Docks at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century

         Life on Board HMS Thunderer

         Crossing Borders - Fareham Chimney Pots

         Waste across time: impacts on the environment

For the first two articles, see here, for the final three, here

 

Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society Journal No. 16, 2008

Contents include:

Southampton Pier

A note on influences on Polish Railway Station design

The Victorian Gunboat Handy

Lighthouse Optics

Winchester Waterworks

 

Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society Journal No. 15, 2007

Contents include:

Armfields of Ringwood

Chatham & Portsmouth: World Heritage Sites?

The King George V Dry Dock, Southampton

Electricity comes to Winchester

Gas lighting in Lymington

 

Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society Journal No. 14, 2006

Contents include:

On site acetylene generation for the Hurst Spit lighthouses (1923-68)

Oil gas lighting for buoys and lightships in the Solent

Atlantic Park and its Refugees

The disposal of Winchester's refuse (1884-1974)

Lightening the Furieux: Engineer Moissenet's Annular Drill

 For the first two articles, see here, for next two articles, see here, and for the final one, here.

 

Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society Journal No. 13, 2005

Contents include:

The Growth of British Commercial Aviation prior to the Jet Age - Gerald Davies

The Story of Southbourne and its Pier - Jeff Pain

Garnier Road Sewage Pumping Station, Winchester - Martin Gregory

The American Warship at Wickham - Tony & Mary Yoward

Captain Thring's Rate of Change of Range Calculator - Meredith Thring

For the first two articles, see here. For the last three articles, see here.

 

Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society Journal No. 12, 2004

Contents include:

Abbey Mill and Abbey Mill House, Winchester - Ross Turle

Knowle Hospital Waterworks - Martin Gregory

Hampshire's  Canal Rings -  Jon Sims

The Hythe - Southampton Ferry - John Horne

Ships : A Neglected Aspect of Industrial Archaeology - Ray Riley

Alfred Waterhouse in Twyford - Deane Clark

 

Martin Gregory (editor) HIAS Journal No 11 2003 (The restoration of Crux Easton Wind Engine; A note on wind engines; the re-use of railway vehicle bodies; Alfred Holt and the pilgrimage to Mecca; Mr. Peter Nicholson:  architect and mathematician)

Martin Gregory (editor) HIAS Journal No 10  2002 (Naval and commercial port infrastructure: Portsmouth and Liverpool compared; Highfield Tram Depot, Southampton; the Southampton Floating Dry Dock; Baldwin Latham and Twyford Waterworks; pumps for water supplies).

Edwin Course (editor) SUAIG Journal No 9  2000/1 Waltons of Mere - a department store in a small country town; a career in building as related to industrial archaeology; Aquila Airways; steam engine valve gears; the story of the Mayflower Theatre; New Zealand industrial history - a journey back in time).

Edwin Course (editor) SUIAG Journal No 8 1999 (Paddle steamers build in Southampton and Cowes; a note on stationary boilers; the Tram Shelter at The Junction, Southampton; industry in a small Wiltshire town; along the right lines (Darkhill Ironworks); bricks at Twyford Ironworks; SUIAG surveys).

Edwin Course (editor) SUIAG Journal No 7 1998 (Filming Cornish Engines; the Rubber industry in Petersfield; memories of Twyford Waterworks; two pumping stations in the Somerset Wetlands; the rise and decline of dry docks in the Port of Southampton).

Edwin Course (editor) SUIAG Journal No 6 1997 (Keeping King Alfred on the road; Dodsdown Brickworks Branch; Water softening at Twyford Waterworks; a visit to Cwmorthin Slate Quarry; the Schultze Gunpowder Company in the New Forest; Spicers and the Alton Papermill).

Edwin Course (editor) SUIAG Journal No 5 1996 (Hockley Viaduct; The industrial archaeology of a seaside resort; Sowley Ironworks, Beaulieu; The Royal Dockyard Schools: one pupil's memories; traditional charcoal making in the New Forest).

Edwin Course (editor) SUIAG Journal No 4 1995 (The 150th anniversary of the sewing machine; the Southampton & Salisbury Canal: some answers; the Buildings of the Royal Aircraft Establishment; Gas in Odiham; The Hampshire Farm Survey)

Edwin Course (editor) SUIAG Journal No 3 1994  (Bearwood Estate sawmill; railway steamers at Southampton; the Sheerness boat store; the steam hammer; engineering in rural Hampshire; Southampton, and a first industrial revolution )

Edwin Course (editor) SUIAG Journal No 2 1993  (Twyford Pumping Station; Southampton & Salisbury Canal - the lost cutting; the circus comes to town; cast or wrought?; Gunners Bank; canal restoration in Scotland).

Edwin Course (editor) SUIAG Journal No 1 1992  (The restoration of the Golden Lion Brewhouse, Southwick; the restoration of Burseldon windmill; watercress growing in Hampshire: a forgotten industry?; restoring a Southampton tram; the parallel-motion mechanism).