The Ordnance Society

Ordnance & Artillery of All Periods


ORDNANCE SOCIETY ANNOUNCEMENT

The Ordnance Society is delighted to congratulate board member Neil Grant on his recent appointment as a trustee of the Royal Armouries. The trustees are not involved in the daily running of the Royal Armouries, but are responsible for setting the longer term direction for their collections, and for expansion of the museum and its audience. Aside from the main museum at Leeds, this also includes the collection of artillery at Fort Nelson. Neil is currently our visits secretary – if you haven’t checked out the list of visits, please do so!

 


ORDNANCE SOCIETY AGM – 2018; ELECTIONS

At the 2018 AGM on Sunday 23rd September all of the nine board members were re-elected, leaving one vacancy.

There was a brief board meeting after the AGM and the previous office holders were re-elected: –

Chairman                          Trevor Parker

Secretary                           Nicholas Hall

Treasurer                           Geoff Smith

Membership Secretary      Ian McKenzie

Visits Secretary                   Neil Grant

Journal Editor                     Andrew Tzavaris

Newsletter Editor               Graham Whittington

Publicity Officer                  Peta Knott

Ordinary Member               Peter Norris

 


ORDNANCE SOCIETY AGM – 2018

The agenda, list of talks, voting form and other documentation is available for download from the ORDNANCE SOCIETY EVENTS page.  Please return your voting form to the secretary, Nick Hall if you can’t attend, but we hope to see many of you at Gosport on Sunday 23rd September.


NAVAL DOCKYARDS SOCIETY – CALL FOR PAPERS

The Naval Dockyards Society is holding a one day conference entitled: –

‘We stand on guard for thee.’

Dockyards and Naval Bases in North America, the Atlantic and the Caribbean

on 30th March 2019 at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.  There is a call for papers and full details are on the ORDNANCE RELATED EVENTS page.