Thursday, 27 August 2009

some meetings

Some meetings around London which might interest our members:

Early Roman Quarrying and Building Stone use in London and South England - Kevin Hayward. LAMAS 10th November 6.30 Museum of London, London Wall.

Surrey Archaeological Society Conference 10th October, Leatherhead. Includes an item by Prof Alan Crocker on Monastic Mills

Searching for Trevithick's London Railway of 1808. John Liffen. 29th September. Surrey Industrial History Group University of Surrey, Guildford 7.30

Wapping Foreshore Troubles in Stuart Times. Sally Maschiter. Docklands History Group. 3rd September 5.30 Museum in Docklands

The 1872 Dock Strike and the West India Dock. Chris Elmers Docklands History Group 5th November.

A.V.Roe and the First Flight over Walthamstow Marshes Neil Houghton. Hornsey Historical Society 14th October 8 pm Union Church Hall, Ferme Park Road/Weston Road

John Burns and the Town Planning Act 1909 Lester Hillman. Islington History Society 8 pm Islington Town Hall 16th December

The Penns of Lewisham. Ricahrd Hartree Lewisham Local History Society 7.45 Methodist Hall, Albion Way 25th September

The Promised Lane and the lure of South London. Len Reilly. Lewisham, as above 30th October

Industries of Southwark, Bermondsey and Rotherhithe. Stephen Humphrey Rotherhithe and Bermondsey Local History Society 7.45 Time and Talents, St.Marychurch Street 25th November

A short journey down the Thames. Magic Lantern Show. Aileen Butler. Rotherhithe and Bermondsey, as above. 16th December

Valentines Mansion and its owners. Georgina Green. Walthamstow Historical Society. 7.30 Greenleaf Baptist Church, Hoe Street area. 8th October
(I am very seriously thinking of going to this Valentines was owned by Holcombe family who had an extensive tar works on Greenwich Marsh)

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