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 2016 / May 2017

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.

3rd October 2016
One Thames or Two
Jonathan Cotton (Museum of London Retired)

7th November 2016
Kingston Aviation Centenary Project
David Hassard

5th December 2016
Christmas in the Trenches Nick Dobson

9th January 2017
Theme : Another Dr French Surprise

6th February 2017
Panorama of the Thames (Film)
Jill Sanders and John Inglis

6th March 2017
The Royal Parks in the First World War
David Ivison (Royal Parks Guild)

3rd April 2017
The Dunkirk Evacuation 1940
John Tough

8th May 2017
A.G.M. followed by a short talk
An Interesting Postbag
Paul Leonard

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