NORFOLK INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY SOCIETY
If you have an interest in the past look at our site. Maybe we are just the organisation you are looking for.
We are brought together by a common desire to find out more of the history and archaeology of the last two hundred and fifty years since the industrial revolution. In particular, but by no means exclusively, Norfolk industry, its buildings and plant, products, workers and personalities; and to ensure they are recorded for posterity.
In effect any way people have lived, worked, shopped, played or prayed, for the last 250 years or so, is of interest to our members, and in some cases we go back much further.
Our name may be large, but we are a friendly membership society, whose members have for over 45 years brought their individual skills, knowledge and interests to further our aims and objectives. The study of industrial history and industrial archaeology are areas where the amateur can still contribute as much as any professional. However, should you wish to only come to our talks or visits you will be just as welcome; as indeed you will be if you wish to receive our publications and support us with your membership .
We have a wide programme of events; including monthly talks, site visits, archaeological field meetings, conservation and operation of old machinery and finally, but just as importantly, social activities.
We publish a members newsletter, an annual journal and other publications. Members may also opt in to receive email news from us. Members may also buy our other publications at reduced prices.
We have a low subscription and no charge for meetings.
Yaxham Light Railway - on a NIAS visit
Members taking notes from Documents
Brick Mould, Little Plumpstead
Iconic Campbell Soup tower, Kings Lynn
Coppers former Norwich Brewery
Milestone, Downham Market
National School, Downham Market
Offices. Norwich Electricity Undertaking
Base of Lead Chamber, Two Mile Bottom
Fish Wharf Refreshment Rooms, Gt. Y.
NIAS members on a guided tour, Norwich
Maltings, North Walsham
Maltings Kiln perforated floor tiles
Exhibition for NIAS's 40th Anniversary
Inspecting a ledger, Lowestoft Docks
Last day of steaming, Marham Waterworks
Mill, recovered by NIAS now in Gressenhall
Pumping Station, Wiggenhall St Germans
Patterns to cast fire grates, Northrepps
Turbines , Norwich Thorpe Power Station
Norwich Thorpe Power Station
Pump, Wiggenhall St Germans
Norwich made matches
Advertisment for Self-Rising Flour
Excavating an hydraulic ram.
Thompson's Boot works, Golden Dog Lane
Members visit to a working shoe factory
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The slide show is of some of the sites we have visited, recorded and/or researched.