News and Meetings

 
15/12/2018 250th Anniversary of Captain James Cook observing and recording the Transit of Venus on 3rd June 1769 Talks and visits about Cook and the transit of Venus, June 2019

18/04/2013 April 2013 Articles on Richard Rollett’s Compass, Endeavour ’s Lightning Strike, Rockdale...

06/11/2018 October 2018 Articles on Heinrich Zimmermann, Cook’s Coat of Arms, Broken Bay, Where Did Coo...

06/06/2018 January 2018 Articles on Stockton’s Endeavour Replica, meetings in NZ and UK

25/07/2018 July 2018 Articles on magnetic observations, Point Hicks, Stockton’s Endeavour Replica

02/04/2018 CCS in the UK 2018 Meeting on 20 October at Marton, UK

23/08/2018 Plaque at Kealakekua Bay replaced in 2018 Plaque at Kealakekua Bay has been replaced

06/06/2018 April 2018 Articles on Cook’s Tree, Cape St George, Long Nose, Sutherland Shire

06/06/2018 October 2017 Articles on George Dixon, George Morey, Thomas Dyke, William Bligh  

06/06/2018 July 2017 Articles on Littabella Creek, Ambrose Hills, Stephen Forwood, Thomas Hardman, Z...

02/04/2018 CCS 2018 meeting in Germany German Regional Weekend Meeting in Stuttgart on Saturday, 12 May 2018.

28/08/2017 CCS in the UK 2017 Report of meeting on 28th/29th October 2017, at Marton, UK

28/08/2017 CCS in New Zealand 2017 Report of meeting held on 28th/29th October, 2017, at Howick, Auckland, NZ

14/02/2018 CCS in Canada 2018 Report on meeting at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort & Spa, Parksville, BC, on March 3

09/02/2013 January 2013 Articles on Newfoundland, Ship Cove, Books, Monument, Remains of Endeavour, Bus...

21/04/2017 April 2017 Articles on Arthur Kitson, Larcum Kendall, Thomas Shaw, the Annexed Drawing of ...

22/01/2017 CCS in Canada 2017 Meeting at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort & Spa, Parksville, BC, on March 4

22/01/2017 January 2017 Articles on Larcum Kendall's plaque, Pitt Rivers Museum Cook Display, Tapu and ...

20/01/2017 CCS in the UK 2016 2016 UK meeting in October in Whitby

04/12/2016 October 2016 Articles about John Fish, Henry Lightfoot, Edward Johns, Cook’s Monument at Day...

06/02/2016 January 2016 Articles on Henry Roberts, John Bootie, Peter Fannin, Love Constable, a visit t...

17/04/2016 CCS 2016 meeting in Germany German Regional Weekend Meeting in Halle (Saale) on 7 and 8 May 2016.  

16/07/2016 July 2016 Articles on James Flood, Charles Loggie, Solander Monument Re-inauguration at B...

30/05/2016 April 2016 Articles on Richard Irwin, Tobias Furneaux, John James Lambrecht, Solander Isla...

02/05/2016 CCS in Canada 2016 Captain Cook Society meeting on March 4-5, 2016, at Victoria, BC

24/02/2015 CCS in the UK 2015 2015 UK meeting in October in Marton

15/01/2016 Alan Rickman, actor, has died. Related to John Rickman, who sailed with Cook Alan Rickman, actor, has died.  Related to John Rickman, who sailed with Cook ...

25/08/2011 Portsmouth plaque to William Bayly On October 5 2001,  a plaque to William Bayly was unveiled at Portsmouth dockya...

28/12/2015 James Cook Dicusssion Broadcast on Radio BBC radio 4 programme "In our Time" about James Cook

13/10/2015 October 2015 Articles on Captain Cook and Endeavour in LEGO, James Jones and John James, Und...

13/10/2015 July 2015 Articles on William Perry, Cook Statue at Randwick, St. Alban’s (Ship Cove), Co...

03/04/2015 January 2015 Articles on Alexander Hogg, Alexander Weir, James Colnett, John Smallpiece, Rob...

13/01/2014 January 2014 Articles on Alexander Shaw’s Remarkable Tapa Book, Bellingshausen on Cook, Edwa...

25/04/2015 April 2015 Articles on Whitehall’s Secrets, Point Hicks, Samuel Johannes Holland, Samuel B...

20/04/2014 CCS in New Zealand, 2015 A meeting at Cook’s Beach, Coromandel, March 20-22, 2015.

14/02/2015 CCS in Canada 2015 Captain Cook seminar on Saturday, March 7th, 2015, at Parksville, BC

05/08/2014 CCS in Canada, September, 2014 A trip to Nootka Sound took place over the first weekend in September 2014.   ...

20/04/2014 CCS in Canada, March, 2014 Report on meeting at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort & Spa, Parksville, BC, held in March 2...

14/02/2015 CCS in Australia 2015 Next meeting in Australia is on March 26 in Melbourne  

30/11/2014 October 2014 Articles on John Rickman, Edward Cawn, Benjamin Lyon, Job Clay, John Watts

05/08/2014 July 2014 Articles on John Williamson, Molesworth Phillips and the Missing Bits of Richar...

20/04/2014 April 2014 Articles on Andrew Kippis, William Crispin, Peter Reynolds, Seaweeds of Cook’s ...

05/08/2014 CCS auction 2014 Lots for this year's auction in October, and the bid form

04/06/2014 CCS in Australia 2014 Thirty Years Celebration in Sydney and Mt Waverley in August !

27/04/2014 Cook Museum in Whitby seeks new Operations Manager Museum is seeking an Operations Manager to replace the current post-holder.

25/08/2011 CCS 2007 meeting in the UK UK Regional Weekend Meeting held from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th October at ...

20/04/2014 CCS 2014 visit to Eton College CCS members and friends can visit Eton College on Saturday 12th July 2014. 

20/04/2014 CCS 2014 meeting in the UK 2014 UK meeting in October in Marton

09/03/2014 New section of Events added to website List of forthcoming events with a Captain Cook connection

14/07/2012 July 2012 Articles on George Dixon, James Snagg, Clerke Monument Kamchatka, France’s Prot...

02/11/2013 October 2013 Articles on Alexander Hood, Waimea’s First Tourist, Jigsaw Puzzles and Dissecti...

16/02/2013 CCS 2013 meeting in the UK 2013 UK meeting in October in Marton

30/08/2013 CCS 2013 meeting in New Zealand NZ Regional Weekend Meeting from 12 to 13 October

27/08/2013 Many family trees added to website Over 100 family trees of people associated with James Cook are now available. ...

01/08/2013 July 2013 Articles on Joseph Billings, John Coghlan and Sheppey’s Admiral Sir William Park...

25/08/2011 CCS 2009 meeting in USA US Regional Weekend Meeting held February 13-15, in Hawaii.  

25/08/2011 CCS 2000 meeting in the UK UK Regional Weekend Meeting from 22 to 24 September 2000 at Marton.

20/04/2013 Discovery of unpublished chart associated with James Cook Discovery of unpublished chart associated with Cook

16/02/2013 CCS 2013 meetings in Australia Meetings in NSW, on 21 February and in Melbourne on 28 March 2013

18/02/2012 CCS 2012 meetings in the UK 2012 UK meetings held In Marton 27-28 October, and in London on 31 March. 

16/10/2012 October 2012 Articles on Alexander Mouat, Bowles Mitchell, John Hatley, Thomas Bisset, Corne...

18/02/2012 CCS 2012 meetings in Australia Four meetings held in Australia in 2012 !

25/08/2011 CCS 2010 meetings in Australia Meetings at Gymea and Mt Waverley in March, at the State Library of NSW in Augu...

25/08/2011 CCS 2010 meeting in Austria German Regional Weekend Meeting held in Vienna on 11 September 2010.

25/08/2011 CCS 2010 meeting in the UK UK Regional Weekend Meeting held Friday 22 to Sunday 24 October at Marton.   ...

25/08/2011 CCS 2011 meeting in the UK UK Regional Weekend Meeting from 21 to 23 October at Marton

25/08/2011 CCS 2011 meetings in Australia NSW Regional meeting on 24 February. VIC Regional meeting on 24 March.

25/08/2011 CCS 2011 meeting in Switzerland German Regional Weekend Meeting in Bern on 12/13 February 2011

01/10/2010 Pickersgill Interview Broadcast on Radio From BBC Radio 4 programme "Making History" about Pickersgill Island

08/06/2012 New website online Major redesign of the look of our website, adding more features.

18/02/2012 CCS 2012 meeting in Germany German Regional Weekend Meeting in Göttingen on 31 March / 1 April 2012.

01/10/2010 Letter By Cook Discovered In 2002 Withdrawn from Auction Letter written by Cook in 1771 informing the Admiralty of his safe return.

25/08/2011 CCS 2009 meeting in the UK UK Regional Weekend Meeting held 23-25 October 2009 at Marton.  

25/08/2011 CCS 2009 meeting in Germany German regional meeting held in Bonn 25-27 September 2009

25/08/2011 CCS 2009 meetings in Australia Five meetings held with two at Kurnell and two at Mt Waverley.  

25/08/2011 CCS 2008 meetings in Australia Five  meetings held Kurnell, Mt Waverley, Melbourne, Sydney and Mt Waverely aga...

25/08/2011 CCS 2008 meeting in the UK UK Regional Weekend Meeting held Friday 24 to Sunday 26 October at Marton.

25/08/2011 CCS 2008 meetings in Germany On 20 June in Kassel at the annual colloquium of the Georg-Forster-Society.  ...

25/08/2011 CCS 2007 meetings in Australia On 21 and 22 March, on 15 August and on 24 September.

25/08/2011 CCS 2007 meeting in Germany On 24 March 2007 at a hotel in Düsseldorf.

25/08/2011 CCS 2006 meetings in Australia In Sydney on 16 March and 23 August. In Melbourne on 22 March and 21 September....

25/08/2011 CCS 2006 meeting in the UK UK Regional Weekend Meeting held from Friday to Sunday 20-22 October at Marton.

25/08/2011 CCS 2005 meeting in the UK UK Regional Weekend Meeting held 21-23 October 2005 at the Captain Cook Birthpla...

25/08/2011 CCS 2005 meetings in Australia In Sydney on 24 April In Kurnell on 17 August. In Melbourne on 25 August....

25/08/2011 CCS 2004 meeting in the UK UK Regional Weekend Meeting held from Friday Sunday 29-31 October at Marton.

25/08/2011 CCS 2003 meeting in the UK UK Regional Weekend Meeting from 24 to 26 October at Marton.

25/08/2011 CCS 2002 meeting in the UK UK Regional Weekend Meeting held from 13 to 14 September at Marton.

25/08/2011 New Name for us In late 2001 members voted to change the name of the organisation.

25/08/2011 CCS 2001 meeting in the UK In London on 31 March a joint meeting was held with the Pitcairn Islands Study G...

25/08/2011 Lincoln memorial to Joseph Banks On 26 May 2000 at Lincoln Cathedral appeared a new monument to Sir Joseph Banks.

25/08/2011 Shoreham plaque to Henry Roberts On 13 July, 2000 a plaque was erected to Henry Roberts, who sailed with Captain ...

25/08/2011 Trip to Dusky Sound in 1999 In December 1999 two CCS members joined a party visiting Dusky Sound in NZ

25/08/2011 Russian memorial to Captain Cook New monument to Captain Cook erected at Cape Schmidt in 2000

25/08/2011 Travelogue Book about James Cook and Where He Went Book published in 2002 by Tony Horwitz, a member

25/08/2011 Book of Maps about Cook Book published in 2000 by John Robson, member of the CCS

25/08/2011 Book about James Cook and George Collingridge Book published in 2002 by Vanessa Collingridge, one of the members of the CCS

25/08/2011 2003 Book about James Cook and His Voyages Discoveries: The Voyages of Captain Cook published by member Nicholas Thomas

25/08/2011 Captain Cook Conference, 2002 in the UK Report on the talks at "Captain Cook: Explorations and Reassessments"

01/10/2010 Campaign to Raise funds to Purchase Painting Succeeds Group portrait of Omai, Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander acquired in 2002

25/08/2011 Pickersgill Interview Broadcast on Radio When the BBC Radio 4 programme "Making History" received an enquiry about Pi...

25/08/2011 Letter By Cook Discovered In 2002 Withrawn from Auction Bonhams Auction House of London was to auction on Tuesday, 17th December 200...

25/08/2011 Campaign to Raise funds to Purchase Painting Succeeds The National Portrait Gallery, London, and the National Museums & Galleries ...

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