The Society has worked closely with many other partners on
the discovery of more of the history of the city and its environs, on campaigns to protect our built heritage and archaeological sites, on innovative techniques for investigation, and on informing the public of our shared history. Find out more about the significant role of some of our partners by following the links below.
The Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Albans has been at the heart of our rich and varied history for hundreds of years. Clergy of the Abbey Church played a significant part in the formation of our Society in 1845, long before the church became a cathedral.
Founded in 1961, the Civic Society of St Albans seeks to foster a greater awareness of the heritage of the city, and campaigns for the retention of features which give St Albans its own special character, amongst other aims.
Like SAHAAS, EHAS was formed in the 19th century by people with a particular interest in antiquities in general and archaeology in particular. EHAS and SAHAAS now jointly produce a scholarly journal of record, Hertfordshire History and Archaeology.
For many years, Society researchers have made extensive use of the archives maintained by HALS, the archive department of Hertfordshire County Council, including the St Albans Borough Archive and many others.
The St Albans City and District Council (and its predecessors) and the St Albans Museums have long played a pivotal ...
The Welwyn Archaeological Society was founded by Tony Rook and is now led by Dr Kris Lockyear of the Institute of Archaeology. SAHAAS volunteers have worked closely with Kris on a county-wide programme of non-invasive archaeological surveys.