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 2019 / May 2020

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.

7 October 2019
Bushy House
Tony Drake (Retired NPL)

4 November 2019
Virginia Woolf in Richmond
Peter Fullagar (Author)

2 December 2019
The Alan Urwin Memorial Lecture
Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him
Dr Tracy Borman (Author & Broadcaster)

6 January 2020
Social Evening
Theme: A Seasonal Surprise
Paul Barnfield (BOTLHS)

3 February 2020
The History of Tough Bros.
John Tough

2 March 2020
Belgian Refugees in East Twickenham
Dr Helen Baker (BOTLHS)

6 April 2020—CANCELLED—
BOTLHS have cancelled this talk due to the coronavirus

“The Hidden Area of Teddington” –
The Growth of Fulwell 1870 – 1939
Dr Christopher French (BOTLHS)

11 May 2020
A.G.M. followed by a short talk
Wandering Around East Twickenham in Postcards
Alan Winter (BOTLHS)

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