Society meetings moved to Harp House, Helmore Road, Barking from the Salvation Army Hall.
Joy Lines, former membership secretary and committee member since 1992, elected a vice-president.
Death of Norman Gunby, a vice-president, aged 93.
Society Website launched www.barkinghistory.co.uk
Patrick Manley, former Mayor of Barking and Dagenham, elected vice-chairman.
Launch of the 75th anniversary season with a talk by Bill George on the history of the Society in the presence of the Mayor, Councillor Charles Fairbrass. The launch of the Bert Lockwood collection of local history reference materials also took place. Bert's widow Dorothy and other members of the family attended. Members of Harold Wand's family were also present.
Mark Watson, Heritage Education Officer, Barking &Dagenham Heritage Service, delivered the 75th anniversary lecture “Barking in the 1930s”
Death of Douglas Waters, a vice-president of the Society. He was a former mayor of Barking and Dagenham.