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 2021 / May 2022

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.

Please note: the programme of talks below is provisional and is subject to removal of restrictions for the coronavirus pandemic.

4 Oct 2021 Welcome Back Social
Follows a short talk
The Camp on Hounslow Heath
Ed Harris (BOTLHS)

1 Nov 2021 Bushy House
Tony Drake
(NPL Retired)

6 Dec 2021 The Growth of Fulwell
Dr Chris French

10 Jan 2022 January Social
(Theme tbc)

7 Feb 2022 Wandering Around East Twickenham in Postcards
Alan Winter

7 Mar 2022 Housing the Workers – the Birth of Council Housing
In London 1890 – 1925
Martin Stilwell

Mar 2022 West London Local History Conference
Theme and date tbc

4 Apr 2022 John Charles Buckmaster – Father of Teddington Library
Ken Howe

9 May 2022 A.G.M.
A Short Talk on Boats between Hampton Court Bridge and Platts Eyot, Hampton in Old Images
John Sheaf

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