He qualified as a teacher of History in 1961, and pioneered the involvement of schoolchildren on excavations. A founder-member of the Pontefract & District Archaeological Society in 1957, he is currently Chairman. Eric retired from teaching in 1997, and shortly afterwards was asked to serve as Chairman of CBA Yorkshire.
From his teens, Eric was fascinated by photography as applied to archaeology, and eventually contributed to the literature on the subject with a paper in Antiquity, articles in the popular magazines in Britain & the USA, and even a book, now (thankfully) out of print. In this context he is Archaeology Editor to the Archaeology & Heritage Group of the Royal Photographic Society. He is a Licentiate of the RPS and a Member of the Institute for Learning.
Significant archaeological experience includes
He is married to Joan and has two grown-up children.
Eric's role on the CBA Yorkshire Committee is to represent the interest of individual members. If you have any questions, comments or concerns about CBA Yorkshire or want to get more involved in running the group then let Eric know and he will get back in touch with you firstname.lastname@example.org