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 – Sep 2022 / May 2023

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.

16 Sep 2022 60th Anniversary Celebration Party
(Friday) Cole Court Centre, London Road TW1 1HD

3 Oct 2022 Crown & Sceptre: a new history of the
British Monarchy
Dr Tracy Borman (Curator HRP)

7 Nov 2022 Sex, Secrets, Scandal and Salacious Gossip of the Royal Court 1660 – 1830
Sarah Slater (Hampton Court)

5 Dec 2022 The Alan Urwin Memorial Lecture
Meadows, Mansions and Munitions – Stories and
Lives of Cambridge Park
Jonathan Crofts (Local Author & Resident)

9 Jan 2023 January Social
(Theme – TBA)

6 Feb 2023 Simmaries – The History of St Mary’s University
Joanna Bogle (Research Fellow)

6 Mar 2023 Bombs Away!
Douglas Craik

3 Apr 2023 “What did you do after the war, Granddad?”
Martin Stillwell

8 May 2023 A.G.M. followed by a short talk
Victorian Children in Kingston
Dr Helen Goepel

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