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.
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). For further information please contact The Secretary, Borough of Twickenham Local History Society, 14A Enmore Gardens, East Sheen, SW14 8RF.
1st October 2012
A Tour Around the Borough in Old Postcards by Howard Webb.
5th November 2012
The life of Mary Boleyn told by writer and broadcaster Alison Weir.
3rd December 2012
Tracey Borman of English heritage looks at Matilda, Queen of the Conqueror.
7th January 2013
Social Evening on the theme of The Illustrated Talk.
4th February 2013
Tony McSweeny explores Hidden Twickenham.
4th March 2013
Christine Diwell uncovers Isleworth in 20 Objects.
8th April 2013
Community archaeologist Natalie Cohen takes us on a tour of Southwark Cathedral.
15th May 2013
Annual General Meeting followed by Long May They Reign: Jubilee
Souvenirs – George III to Elizabeth II by Dr David Allan.