The Borough of Twickenham Local History Society focuses on the history of Twickenham, Whitton, Teddington and the Hamptons which in 1965 was incorporated into the newly established London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. A brief history of each area can be found under the ‘History’ tab.

The Society is one of the most prolific publishers of local historical research papers; please use the ‘Publications’ tab to see details of our publications and how to buy them.

Our Programme of Talks set out below attracts some of the finest speakers in the land.

If you have any questions please see the Contacts page for details of how to send us your query.

Programme of Talks – Oct 2017 / May 2018

Meetings are held at St Mary’s Church Hall, Church Street, Twickenham, at 8pm on the first Monday of each month from October to May, and take the form of an illustrated lecture by a guest speaker. Guests and non-members are welcome (there is a small charge £2.50).

For further information please click http://botlhs.co.uk/membership or contact
The Secretary, Borough of Twickenham Local History Society,
33 Atbara Road
Teddington, TW11 9PA.

2nd October 2017
The Power of Beauty in Restoration England : The Windsor Beauties
Laurence Shafe

6th November 2017
Down the Drain
Ray Elmitt (BOTLHS)

4th December 2017
The Private Lives of the Tudors
Dr Tracy Borman (Historic Royal Palaces)

9th January 2018
Theme : Dr French Strikes Again!

5th February 2018
Dr John Langdon Down and Normansfield Hospital
Ian Jones-Healey (Archivist at Normansfield)

5th March 2018
The Life of R C Sherriff
Roland Wales

9th April 2018
Merton Priory
John Hawks (Merton Priory Trust)

14th May 2018
A.G.M. followed by a short film
The Last Trolleybuses from Fulwell Depot
shown by Brian Cross

Guests and non-members £2.50. Membership and other information please visit: