Saturday, 16 May 2009 at 10:00AM
Museum of London, Docklands

The Tudor Port of London: An archaeological investigation

Presented by Geoff Pavitt MA FRSA

2009 marks the century of the port of London Authority (PLA) and the 450thanniversary of the Elizabethan Port Reforms that established the shape of workings London's harbour until the Nineteenth Century.

This conference presents an overview of the Tudor Port, the success of which depended on men like Thomas Gresham. The papers will provide an archaeological focus on the harbour, its building, its shipping and the evidence for traffic trade. It complements and extends the picture developed in the lecture series that looked at recent research on the Sixteenth Century port by distinguished historians.

Conference speakers
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Curator at the Museum of London.

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Jens started working in marine archaeology in 1995 when he joined the Verein fuer Unterwasserarchaeologie MV in Germany.  He completed an MA in underwater archaeology in 2000.  Afterwards he worked as a diving archaeologist for the German heritage authority in Mecklenburg Vorpommern.  Before he came to England in 2003, he was employed as commercial diver with an Inshore construction company in Northern Germany.

Since 2003 Jens has been employed as Project Officer (Coastal and Marine) with Wessex Archaeology Ltd. He specializes in 16th to 18th century shipbuilding.

He worked on several underwater excavations, including the investigation of a Danish frigate in the Baltic.

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Dr Gustav Milne is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.

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Conference lectures
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The Tudor Port of London: An Archaeological Investigation - Part One

Dr Gustav Milne
Saturday, 16 May 2009 - 1:00PM
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The Tudor Port of London: An Archaeological Investigation - Part Two

Jens Auer
Saturday, 16 May 2009 - 1:30PM
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The Tudor Port of London: An Archaeological Investigation - Part Three

Hazel Forsyth
Saturday, 16 May 2009 - 2:00PM
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The Tudor Port of London: An Archaeological Investigation - Part Four

Frank Meddens
Saturday, 16 May 2009 - 2:30PM