DAS Journal

The Derbyshire Archaeological Journal is published by the Society on an annual basis and is free to all members.

 Volumes of our journal from 1879 have been digitised on the Archaeological Data Service. Their website provides a facility to search by author or title, and PDF copies of individual articles can be downloaded for free except for the most recent 5 years.  You can go directly to it by clicking here.

We welcome contributions to the Journal. For further information please contact the Editor – see Contact Us page.

A limited number of hard copy of back issues will continue to be available for a period but the precise issues available at any given time may vary. Please enquire for availability of the year you require before sending money, using the form for the Honorary Secretary on the Contact Us page.

  • Available issues up to 1970, £5.00 (plus £2 p&p)
  • Issues 1970-1994, £9.00 (plus £2 p&p)
  • 1995-98 £12 (plus £2 p&p)
  • 1999-2006 £15 (plus £2 p&p)
  • 2007 and onwards £18 (plus £2 p&p)

Back issues of the Journal can be purchased from the The Honorary Secretary, Susan Peberdy, 147 Havenbaulk Lane, Littleover, Derby, DE23 7AF. 

(Cheques to be made payable to: Derbyshire Archaeological Society.)

Contents of the most recent volumes are…

Volume 139 – 2019

  • IRON AGE AND ROMAN SETTLEMENT AT BOULTON MOOR EAST OF CHELLASTON LANE, DERBY by Tim Allen and Gary Evans
  • RE-FRAMING REPTON: NEW INSIGHT INTO SETTLEMENT, LANDSCAPE AND SOCIAL CHANGE AT THE EARLY MEDIEVAL AND VIKING AGE SITE by Gareth Davies
  • THE SEARCH FOR THE EARLY MEDIEVAL BURGH OF DERBY by Chris Wardle
  • CHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF LATE MEDIEVAL POTTERY FROM TICKNALL AND CALKE ABBEY by Richard Jones
  • THE ORIGINS OF SOUTH DERBYSHIRE by Andrew Corcoran
  • SIR WILLIAM CAVENDISH, MARRIAGE TO BESS AND RELOCATION TO DERBYSHIRE by Terry Kilburn
  • THE CHINLEY NEIGHBOURSHIPS AND SLATE BREAKS by Derek Brumhead

Volume 138 – 2018 

  • A PREHISTORIC PIT WITH POSSIBLE BURIAL AT HOLLINS CROSS, HOPE VALLEY by Ann Hall, Clive Waddington and Arthur Wilson
  • IRON AGE AND ROMAN QUERN MANUFACTURE IN THE MIDDLE DERWENT VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE by Alan Palfrey man and Susan Ebbins
  • ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATION ON LAND AT DERBY ROAD, ASTON on TRENT, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE by Harriet Bryant-Buck and Alex Smith
  • MARKING OUT SPACE: IRON AGE PIT ALIGNMENTS AND ROMAN ENCLOSURES AT CHELLASTON FIELDS, SWARKESTONE by Leon Hunt and John Thomas
  • A ROMAN ENCLOSED SETTLEMENT WITH EVIDENCE FOR EARLY MEDIEVAL IRON SMELTING AT STAVELEY LANE, ECKINGTON by Martyn Allen, Tim Young, Andrew Simmonds and Carl Champness
  • THE PORTABLE ANTIQUITIES SCHEME IN DERBYSHIRE, 2017 by Alastair Willis and Phil Hughes
  • NEW MILLS IN BOWDEN MIDDLECALE IN THE ROYAL FOREST OF PEAK BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION by Derek Brumhead
  • THE EMERGENCE OF A HEROIC MYTH: HISTORIES OF THE PLAGUE IN EYAM by Dr Samuel Naylor
  • FRAMEWORK KNITTING IN THE PARISH OF ALFRETON, 1670-1870: ADDITIONAL MATERIAL by Joan D’Arcy
  • THE MALTSTER AS MILLIONAIRE: THE BURKITTS OF CHESTERFIELD AND KING’S LYNN by Philip Riden
  • CORRIGENDUM by Roger Thomas
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