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 2023 / May 2024

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 £4.00).
For further information please click https://botlhs.co.uk/membership or contact
The Secretary, Borough of Twickenham Local History Society,
33 Atbara Road
Teddington, TW11 9PA.

2 Oct 2023 The Pioneering Life of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Jo Willett (Biographer)

6 Nov 2023 The Indian Camps at Hampton Court
Ian Franklin (Retired Hampton Court Warden)

4 Dec 2023 Anne Boleyn and Elizabeth I : The Mother & Daughter Who Changed History
Dr Tracy Borman (Historic Royal Palaces)

8 Jan 2024 Social Evening
A Seasonal Surprise

5 Feb 2024 Ham and Petersham – Our Medieval
Landscape within The Kingston Hundred
Gordon Elsden (Author)

4 Mar 2024 Raving upon Thames
Andrew Humphries (Author)

8 Apr 2024 Kirtles, Corsets and Curtains
Sarah Slater (Hampton Court)

13 May 2024 A.G.M. followed by A Postcard Tour of Central Twickenham
Alan Winter (BOTLHS)

Guests and non-members £4.00. Membership and other information please visit:


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