Dave Parham

Professor Dave Parham

  • 01202 961791
  • dparham at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Professor in Archaeology, Anthropology & Forensic Science
  • Christchurch House C213, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Biography

Dave Parham is an experienced archaeologist and diver / diving supervisor who has directed maritime archaeological projects that range in date from the Bronze Age to the Second World War and in scope from strategic studies to extensive field investigations. He has worked extensively throughout the British Isles as well as the Baltic, Mediterranean, Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea. His research interests focus on the archaeology of seafaring and ship construction of all periods but can extend into underwater cultural heritage management on occasions

Journal Articles

  • Knight, K.Y., Cousins, T.A. and Parham, D., 2019. A comparison of biodegradation caused by Teredinidae (Mollusca:Bivalvia), Limnoriidae (Crustacea:Isopoda), and C. terebans (Crustacea:Amphipoda) across 4 shipwreck sites in the English Channel. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 23, 854-867.
  • Parham, D., 2017. Response of david parham to sean kingsley's comments on his review of sean kingsley's fishing and shipwreck heritage: Marine archaeology's greatest threat? (bloomsbury, 2016). Antiquaries Journal, 97, 301-302.
  • Lowther, J., Parham, D. and Williams, M.V., 2017. All at sea: When duty meets austerity in scheduling monuments in english waters. Journal of Planning and Environment Law, 2017-January (3), 246-264.
  • Mearns, D.L., Parham, D. and Frohlich, B., 2016. A Portuguese East Indiaman from the 1502–1503 Fleet of Vasco da Gama off Al Hallaniyah Island, Oman: an interim report. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 45 (2), 331-350.
  • Parham, D., Underwood, C. and Brown, R.R., 2013. British Postal Packet Hanover, 1757: Salvage and archaeology. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 42 (2), 403-412.
  • Fletcher-Tomenius, P., Parham, D. and Williams, M., 2013. British Postal Packet Hanover, 1757: A legal history. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 42 (2), 392-402.
  • Parham, D. and Fitzpatrick, A.P., 2013. A Pascual 1 Roman Amphora from Catalonia from the sea at Saint Alban's Head Ledge, Dorset, England. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 42 (1), 193-196.
  • Parham, D., Rundell, E. and van der Merwe, P., 2013. A Late-18th-Century Merchantman Wrecked in the South Edinburgh Channel, Thames Estuary, England. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 42 (1), 137-149.
  • Fletcher-Tomenius, P., Parham, D. and Williams, M., 2013. British Postal Packet Hanover, 1757: A legal history. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology.
  • Parham, D. and Palma, P., 2010. The Swash Channel Wreck - case study. Advisory Committee on Historic Wreck Sites Annual Report 2009, 8-9.
  • Parham, D., 2010. Should Commercial Archaeologists have a role in Exploring our marine heritage - no. The Times - Eureka, 41.
  • Parham, D., 2010. Maritime archaeological business models. Nautical Archaeology Society Newsletter, 2010, 4.
  • Gribble, J., Parham, D. and Scott-Ireton, D., 2009. Historic Wrecks: Risks or Resources? Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites, 11, 16-28.
  • Parham, D., 2009. HMS Victory, comment. British Archaeology, 106.
  • Parham, D., 2009. HMS Victory: the UK’s ethic and policy challenge? The Archaeologist, 72.
  • Parham, D. and Palma, P., 2009. The wreck in the Swash Channel. British Archaeology, 106.
  • Palma, P., Capretti, C., Fiorentino, L., Macchioni, N., Pizzo, B., Sozzi, L. and Parham, D., 2009. The Swash Channel Wreck (UK): preliminary results on the conditions of random wood samples from the hull. Journal of Archaeological Science.
  • Parham, D. and Palma, P., 2008. The Swash Channel Wreck. Nautical Archaeology Society Newsletter, 3.
  • Parham, D. and Palma, P., 2008. Training and Maritime Archaeology in a University Context. Journal of Maritime Archaeology, 3, 59-68.
  • Hewitt, I., James, B. and Parham, D., 2006. East Holton (Holton Lee), Wareham St Martin. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History & Archaeological Society, 127, 148-149.
  • Parham, D., Needham, S. and Palmer, M., 2006. Questioning the Wrecks of Time. British Archaeology, 91, 42-47.
  • Parham, D., 2004. IFA Special Interest Group No.1. The Archaeologist, 54.
  • Parham, D., 2004. Waking the (almost) dead: assessing excavation archives from the past. The Archaeologist, 54, 38.
  • Parham, D. and Robertson, P., 2003. Partnerships in Maritime Archaeology. The Archaeologist, 49.
  • Parham, D. and McElvougue, D., 2003. Maritime archaeology and social inclusion: rescuing the Ayrshire. The Archaeologist, 48, 9-11.
  • Parham, D., 2002. Tried looking on the chart? Nautical Archaeology Society Newsletter, 1.
  • Parham, D. and McElvougue, D., 2000. The Sarah, Twyi Estuary, Dyfed. Archaeology in Wales, 40.
  • Parham, D., McElvougue, D. and Satchell, J., 1999. The remains of two locally built sailing craft in the Twyi Estuary. Dyfed. Archaeology in Wales, 39.
  • Parham, D., 1999. The Severn, a Welsh Brig Lost in the Baltic. Maritime Wales, 20, 12-15.
  • Parham, D., 1999. Manx Heritage and NAS Collaboration. Nautical Archaeology Society Newsletter, 4.
  • Parham, D., 1999. A Weekend with Sarah. Nautical Archaeology Society Newsletter, 1.
  • Parham, D., 1997. The Ferry at Hampton Loade on the River Severn, Shropshire, England and its Method of Operation. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 26, 306-315.
  • Parham, D., 1996. The loss of the Teifi steamer ORCHIS. Maritime Wales, 18, 101-103.

Books

  • Parham, D., Needham, S. and Frieman, C.J., 2013. Claimed by the Sea; Salcombe, Langdon Bay and other Marine Finds of the Bronze Age. Council for British Archaeology Research Reports Series.

Chapters

  • Parham, D. and Williams, M., 2011. An Outline of the Nature of the Threat to Underwater Cultural Heritage in International Waters. In: Yorke, R., ed. . Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage in International Waters Adjacent to the UK: Proceedings of the JNAPC 21st Anniversary Seminar, Burlington House November 2010.. Portsmouth: Nautical Archaeology Society, 5-14.
  • Parham, D., 2009. Archaeology of The Battle of The Atlantic. In: Forbes, N., Page, R. and Perez, G., eds. Europe’s Deadly Century: Perspectives on 20th Century Conflict Heritage. Swindon: English Heritage.
  • Parham, D., 2008. Project Management. In: Bowens, A., ed. Archaeology Underwater: the NAS guide to principles and practice. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Parham, D., Palma, P. and Merritt, O., 2008. Matching Undergraduate Education with Marine Archaeological Research: Bournemouth University's BSc Marine Archeology Programme. In: Pydyn, A. and Flatman, J., eds. Collaboration, Communication and Involvement: Maritime Archaeology and Education in the 21st Century. Nicolaus Copernicus University Press, 95-104.
  • Parham, D., 2007. The Future for the management of the UK’s Protected Wreck Sites. In: Littlewood, M. and Satchell, J., eds. Informing Marine Designation: Sourcing Field Evaluation of Marine Historic Assets Expertise. MAG.
  • Parham, D., 2001. The Norris letters 1592. In: Monaghan, J. and Bound, M., eds. A ship cast away about Alderney : investigations of an Elizabethan shipwreck. Alderney, Channel Islands: The Alderney Maritime Trust.
  • Parham, D., 2001. The Mobilisation of Troop for Cross Channel Transportation, Norris's Men for Brittany July – December 1592. In: Monaghan, J. and Bound, M., eds. A ship cast away about Alderney : investigations of an Elizabethan shipwreck. Alderney, Channel Islands: The Alderney Maritime Trust.
  • Parham, D., 2001. Seabed Topography and Environment. In: Monaghan, J. and Bound, M., eds. A ship cast away about Alderney : investigations of an Elizabethan shipwreck. Alderney, Channel Islands: The Alderney Maritime Trust.
  • Parham, D., 2001. The mobilisation of troops for cross channel transportation. Norreys' men for Brittany, July - December 1592. In: Monaghan, J. and Bound, M., eds. A Ship Cast Away About Alderney: Investigations of an Elizabethan Shipwreck. Alderney, Channel Islands: The Alderney Maritime Trust, 157-164.
  • Parham, D., 1996. The Size of the Alderney Wreck. In: Momber, G., ed. Underwater Research and Discovery (proceedings of the 3rd Underwater Science Symposium). Aberdeen, Scotland: Society for Underwater Technology.

Conferences

  • Herbert, R.J.H., Blanco Fernández, E., Boutouil, M., Guerra, M., Hall, A.E., Pinto, I.S., Stafford, R., Parham, D. and Castro Fresno, D., 2018. Do Artificial Reefs have a role in the restoration of biodiversity and ecosystem services in the NE Atlantic? In: International Marine Conservation Congress 5 22-30 June 2018 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  • Parham, D., 2011. The Swash Channel wreck. In: Society for Historical Archaeology Conference - SHA 2011 5-9 January 2011 Austin, Texas, USA.
  • Parham, D., 2010. The Post Medieval Swash Channel Wreck at Poole. In: Brunel Institute (SS Great Britain) Opening Event 6 November 2010 Brunel Institute (SS Great Britain), Bristol.
  • Parham, D., 2010. The Swash Channel Wreck; proposals. In: Advisory Committee on Historic Wreck 2010 AGM 10 March 2010 friends House, London.
  • Palma, P., Macchioni, N., Pizzo, B., Capretti, C., Sozzi, L., Lazzeri, L. and Parham, D., 2009. Approccio scientifico alla stabilizzazione in situ dei relitti: uno studio pilota sul relitto dello Swash Channel. In: XXV Convegno scienza e beni culturali: “Conservare e restaurare il Legno. Conoscenze, esperienze, prospettive 23-26 June 2009 Bressanone, Italy. 1055-1066.
  • Parham, D., 2008. University education and maritime archaeology. In: Institute of Field Archaeologists Annual Conference 2008 18-20 April 2008 Swansea University, Wales.
  • Parham, D., 2008. The archaeology of 20th century naval conflict. In: Culture 2000 Landscapes of War Conference Coventry.
  • Parham, D. and Williams, M., 2008. Avocational groups and maritime archaeology, the South West Maritime Archaeology Group. In: Third International Congress on Underwater Archaeology - IKUWA3 10-12 July 2008 University College London.
  • Parham, D. and Palma, P., 2007. The Swash Channel wreck. An early 17th Century armed merchantman recently found off Dorset. In: 25th International Shipwreck Conference March 2007 Plymouth University.
  • Parham, D., 2007. The Future for the management of the UK’s protected wreck sites. In: Informing Marine Designation: Sourcing Field Evaluation of Marine Historic Assets Expertise February 2007 London.
  • Parham, D., 2007. A knowledge based approach to recording metal shipwrecks. In: Institute of Field Archaeologsists Annual Conference 2007 2-4 April 2007 Reading University, England.
  • Parham, D., 2007. The Salcombe coastal survey. In: Coastal Archaeology in Devon Seminar November 2007 Exeter, England.
  • Parham, D., 2006. Archaeological diving. In: English Heritage Seminar on Scientific Diving 2006 November 2006 London.
  • Parham, D., 2006. Britain's prehistoric shipwrecks. In: University of Oxford Maritime Archaeological Conference March 2006 University of Oxford.
  • Parham, D., 2006. The Future of the management of Britain’s historic wrecks. In: Institute of Field Archaeologists Annual Conference 2006 11-13 August 2006 University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Parham, D., 2006. The international significance of Britain’s shipwrecks. In: Managing the Marine Cultural Heritage: Significance 27-28 September 2006 Portsmouth University, England.
  • Parham, D., 2005. Britain’s Bronze Age shipwrecks. In: Devon Archaeological Society Annual Conference Tavistock.
  • Parham, D., 2005. The Studland Bay wreck. In: Society for Historical Archaeology Annual Conference 5-9 January 2005 York (UK).
  • Parham, D., 2004. The Archaeology of the Battle of the Atlantic. In: Institute of Field Archaeologists Annual Conference 2004 6-8 April 2004 Liverpool.
  • Parham, D., 1996. The Alderney Elizabethan shipwreck. In: 14th International Shipwreck Conference Plymouth University.

Reports

Films

PhD Students

  • Daniel Pascoe. Gunnery at Sea - HMS Invincible (1744)

Internal Responsibilities

  • Diving Superintendent, Bournemouth University

Conference Presentations

  • IKUWA 6, The Maritime Archaeology of Duplex Drive Tanks in the UK, 28 Nov 2016, Western Austraila Museum, Freemantle

Qualifications

  • Inland / Inshore Diving Supervisor in Diving Supervison (Association of Diving Contractors, UK, 2001)
  • Part III Diver in Professonal Diving, SCUBA & Surface Supplied (Health & Safety Executive,, 1995)
  • Advanced Instructor (CMAS 3 Star Instructor) in SCUBA Diving Instruction (British Sub-Aqua Club, 1994)
  • BA (Hons) in History with Nautical Archaeology (Bangor University, 1995)
  • MSc in Maritime Archaeology (University of Southampton, 1996)

Honours

  • Fellow (FSA) (The Society of Antiquaries of London, 2008)
  • Member (CMIfA) (Chartered Institute for Archaeologists, 2003)
  • Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) (Register of Professional Archaeologists (USA), 2006)
The data on this page was last updated at 04:14 on April 19, 2019.