ery interested in attending this because Manchester Museum has human remains from Heronbridge and other sites where Varley excavated. The remains came to us without supporting documentation when Varley went to teach in Africa. Read more: http://www.medieval.yas.org.uk/bl0g/?p=156
The indefatigable Jonathan Trigg is presenting a paper on W.J. Varley in Manchester on the 10th of February – details here
Varley was a lecturer in geography at the University of Liverpool and also an archaeologist, he excavated many sites including Old Krieg with V.G. Childe, Eddisbury hillfort, Old Oswestry hillfort and Maiden Castle (the one in Cheshire not Dorset) and the Bleasdale Circle.
Go along, it’ll be fascinating!