Remembering one of OBHAG founders

Professor Barri Jones, archaeologist, born April 4, 1936; died July 16, 1999 In the early 1970’s Professor Barri Jones, then the charismatic professor of archaeology at the University of Manchester, turned his attentions to the Oswestry area and began to excavate at Rhyn Park. He discovered a Roman fort and thus began an association with the area which continued until his death in 1999 at the tragically early age of 63. This brief obituary recalls the life of a much loved man and a great Brit...
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