By becoming a member, you’ll delve into the rich tapestry of human experiences, gaining a profound understanding of the past that informs our present and future. Membership in the History Society opens doors to a vibrant community of like-minded individuals who share a passion for uncovering hidden gems of history.

Borough of Twickenham Local History Society

Discovering the history of where you live can be fun and informative.

The Society is a member of the British Association for Local History and is affiliated to the London and Middlesex Archaeology Society and to the Arts Council of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

Membership subscription is £12 per annum above or £48 for five years, payable in October either at the meetings held at St Mary’s Hall, Church Street, Twickenham, Monday evenings between October and May at 8pm, or by writing to The Membership Secretary:

Julia Scaping
87 Fifth Cross Road,

Members enjoy a series of illustrated talks, a quarterly newsletter and visits to places of interest, social events and access to a wealth of local historical knowledge.

The Society was formed in April 1962; its objects being:

> Generally to awaken and to foster an informed interest in the historic past of the various parts of the former borough of Twickenham.
> To bring together all persons and bodies having an interest in the history and antiquaries of the borough.
> To register and to make known existing records and collections of manuscripts and printed materials, illustrations, etc. relating to the Borough and to extend the collection.
> To undertake research into the history of the Borough and to record and to make known the results.
> To collaborate with any other body having similar objectives.
> To pay visits to places of historic and architectural interest.

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