Congratulations to Our Lifetime Fellows

From the General Secretary, John Lewis:

Every year, it is my pleasure and honour to write to a  select band of Fellows who have achieved 50 years of Fellowship and convey to them the good news that they no longer have to pay an annual subscription! This year’s band of Fellows who have reached “50 not out” is particularly illustrious, and they are listed below with some (certainly not all) of their achievements:

  • Mr Peter Vincent Addyman CBE FSA MIFA (Hon): Elected 2 March 1967. Past and present roles: President of York Civic Trust, Hon Vice President of Royal Archaeological Institute
  • Mr Brian Ashley Barker OBE FRIBA FSA: Elected 6 January 1966. Past and present roles: Chairman of the Canterbury Cathedral Fabric Advisory Committee and member of the St Paul's Fabric Advisory Committee
  • Prof Henry Forester Cleere OBE HonMIFA FSA FCMI: Elected 2 March 1967. Past and present roles: Honorary Visiting Professor at the Institute of Archaeology (UCL), Director of the Council for British Archaeology (CBA), World Heritage Co-ordinator for the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)
  • Mr Michael Frederick Flint FSA: Elected 5 January 1967. Past and present roles: Vice President of the British Archaeological Association
  • Dr Roy Martin Haines FRHistS FSA: Elected 2 March 1967. Past and present roles: Assistant Editor of the Victoria County History of Oxfordshire, Fellow of Royal Historical Society, Trustee of Somerset Record Society and author of many publications on ecclesiastical history
  • Dr Michael Jonathan Taunton Lewis FSA: Elected 5 January 1967. Vice President of the Railway & Canal Historical Society, senior lecturer at the University of Hull, and author of Temples in Roman Britain, How Ffestiniog got its Railway and Early Wooden Railways as well as other volumes
  • Dr Ian Heaps Longworth CBE FSA: Elected 5 May 1966. Past and present roles: Keeper of Prehistory and Romano-British Antiquities at The British Museum and author or contributing author to various publications such as Durrington Walls: Excavations 1966-1968, Sutton Hoo Excavations 1966, 1968-70 and Catalogue of the Excavated Prehistoric and Romano-British Material in the Greenwell Collection
  • Prof William Harry Manning FSA: Elected 5 January 1967. Past and present roles: Emeritus Professor at Cardiff University, director of excavations on the Roman legionary fortress at Usk, co-director of excavations at Verulamium (St Albans) and author of various publications on Roman archaeology
  • Prof John Vincent Megaw AM FSA FAHA MIFA Korrespondierendes Mitglied des DAI: Elected 6 January 1966. Past and present roles: Emeritus Professor at Flinders University, Chair of Archaeology and Head of Department at Leicester University, Visiting Professorship at the University of Edinburgh and Senior Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow
  • Mr Bernard Chester Middleton MBE FSA: Elected 5 January 1967. Past and present roles: Antiquarian bookbinder, Manager of Zaehnsdorf's, author of A Bookbinder’s Miscellany, Restoration of Leather Bindings and A History of English Craft Bookbinding Technique
  • Mr Ivor Noel Hume OBE FSA: Elected 5 January 1967. Past and present roles: Chief Archaeologist and Director of archaeological research at Colonial Williamsburg, Director of excavations at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site (Roanoke Island, North Carolina), author of  Digging through Darkness: Chronicles of an Archaeologist and many other publications
  • Dr Grant Gray Simpson FSA FRHistS: Elected 4 May 1967. Past and present roles: University of Aberdeen, author of Scottish Handwriting, 1150-1650: An introduction to the Reading of Documents and various other titles
  • Dr Ian Mathieson Stead FSA FBA: Elected 3 March 1966. Past and present roles: Fellow of the British Academy, Deputy Keeper of Prehistoric and Romano-British Antiquities at The British Museum, author of British Iron Age Swords and Scabbards and other publications
  • Prof Geoffrey John Wainwright MBE Hon VPSA FSA MIFA FRSA: Elected 2 March 1967. Past and present roles: President of Society of Antiquaries of London and the Prehistoric Society, Chief Archaeologist of English Heritage and author or contributing author to various publications such as Durrington Walls: Excavations 1966-1968
  • Prof Andrew George Watson FSA FRHistS: Elected 5 January 1967. Past and present roles: Emeritus Professor of Manuscript Studies at the University of London and at University College London, a Gold Medallist of the Bibliographical Society and author of various publications
  • Mr Owain John Weaver JP FSA: Elected 5 May 1966. Past and present roles: Inspector of Ancient Monuments