|Terri Gibbs resigned as chairman.|
John Blake, a librarian, elected chairman.
John Blake and Mary Blake represented the Society during the Golden Jubilee visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Eastbury Manor House, Barking.
Dorothy Lockwood and Douglas Waters appointed vice-presidents.
Society mounted a “Barking in the 1950s” exhibition at Barking Central Library to mark the Queen’s Golden Jubilee and the start of local history week.
Death of G.S. “Pip” Sanders-Hewett, 6th president.
Herbert Hope Lockwood elected 7th president. Launch of 70th anniversary celebrations. Bert delivered an address on the history of the Society.
Following the closure of Barking Central Library, the Society moved to the Salvation Army Hall, Morley Road, Barking.
Death of Herbert Hope Lockwood, 7th president.
Bill George, a librarian, elected 8th president.