Previous conferences

Communications in West London’s History: 25 March 2017

Richmond Local History Society co-sponsored the 37th West London Local History Conference, which was held at the University of West London on Saturday 25 March 2017 with the theme Communications in West London History.

The programme included:

    • Dorian Gerhold (author of Carriers and Coachmasters): Before and After Turnpiking – waggons, packhorses and stagecoaches
    • Keith Whitehouse (Fulham & Hammersmith Historical Society): The Postal Service from the 17th century onwards in Fulham and Hammersmith
    • James Wisdom (Brentford & Chiswick Local History Society): A Wealthy Family’s Travels – Lord Fauconberg’s Accounts
    • James Marshall (Hounslow Library Service): By-passing Crowded Brentford – the impact of the new Great West Road upon West London
    • Oliver Green (London Transport Museum): Something in the Air – the Rise of Aviation in West London

Children in West London’s History: 19 March 2016

WLC 2016 programme_1Richmond Local History Society co-sponsored the 36th West London Local History Conference, which was held at the University of West London on Saturday 19 March 2016 with the theme Children in West London History. The programme included talks on “Children of the poor of Kingston 1834-82” and on Hesba Stretton, a children’s author who lived in Ham.

 

Modern times: the influence of technology on the history of family and place: 26 September 2015

Modern TimesA day conference, Modern times: the influence of technology on the history of family and place, took place at The National Archives in Kew on Saturday 26 September 2015.

The conference was organised by, and was open to members of,  the Richmond Local History Society,  the Friends of The National Archives, the East Surrey Family History Society and London Historians.

View the programme 

 

Women in West London’s History: 28 March 2015

jpg WLC A4 poster 2015Richmond Local History Society co-sponsored the 35th West London Local History Conference, which was held at the University of West London on Saturday 28 March 2015.

See the programme and download a poster.

Law and Order in West London’s history: 29 March 2014

The Richmond Local History Society co-sponsored the 34th West London Local History Conference, which was held at the Parish Rooms, St Michael & All Angels, inBedford Park, London W4 on Saturday 29 March 2014.  See the programme, download a flyer and download a poster.