Programme 2017-2018 - Barking and District Historical Society

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Founded 1934

Programme – 2017/2018 Season

Monday 4th September 2017
  J.P. Shawcross: first vicar of Chadwell Heath and local historian,
illustrated talk by Linda Rhodes.

Monday 2nd October 2017
  London oddities, illustrated talk by Brian Goldsmith.

Monday 6th November 2017
  Bankside: an armchair walk, illustrated talk by Eleanor Bloom.

Monday 4th December 2017
  Tis the season to be jolly, illustrated talk by Danielle A. Barnett.


Monday 5th February 2018
  Five years as dockyard apprentice, illustrated talk by Len Taphouse.

Monday 5th March 2018
Harvey Harvey-George (1848-1910): Barking fisherman of Cod End Castle,
illustrated talk by Bill George.

Monday 9th April 2018
 Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, illustrated talk by Kenneth Greenway.

Monday 14th May 2018
   AGM followed by
Heroes of Postman's Park: heroic self-sacrifice in Victorian London
illustrated talk by John Price

Monday 4th June  2018
  Dick Turpin: fact and fiction, illustrated talk Georgina Green.

Meetings held at 19.45
Harp House,
16 Helmore Road (off Goodey Road), Barking, IG11 9PH
Bus 62 stops nearby.
It is a short walk from Upney Station.
Free to members. £2.00 to non-members

E-mail: or telephone 020-8597-7210

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