2019 talks

Monday 14 January 2019: Joint event with The Kew Society
Stephen Bartlett on Royston House and the building of Victorian Kew

Monday 11 February 2019
Dr Steven Woodbridge on The League of Nations Union in Richmond

Monday 11 March 2019
Jill Lamb on the oral history project Ham is Where the Heart is

Monday 8 April 2019
Two short talks: Andrea Potts on Researching the history of St Mary Magdalene’s Church and Dr Robert Wood on Vincenzo Lunardi’s ascent from Richmond in a hydrogen balloon in 1785

Monday 20 May 2019
Annual general meeting, followed by Sir David Williams on Ham in the early 20th century. Followed by wine, soft drinks and nibbles

Monday 21 October 2019: Joint event with Barnes and Mortlake History Society
Dr Simon Targett on Richmond and Mortlake’s part in the founding of America and the launching of the British Empire

Monday 11 November 2019
Dr Caroline Withall on The forgotten boys of the sea: Marine Society merchant sea apprentices 1772-1873

Monday 9 December 2019
Susanne Groom on The Lost Buildings of Kew Gardens. Followed by our seasonal party