Local History Societies:

All the local societies here put on programmes of talks, walks and visits as well as publishing newsletters, and occasional journals and books. Their events are usually open to non-members, more details on their websites.

The East London History Society `exists to further interest in the history of East London’. Whilst the East of London Family History Society focusses on family history research. Aspects of East End life are discussed at the History Workshop’s East End Lives.

The Islington Archaeology and History Society `is here to investigate, learn and celebrate the heritage that is left to us ‘.

Hornsey Historical Society extend their interests to the whole of LB Haringey.

The City of London Archaeological Society `was founded in 1966 to encourage interest and engagement in British archaeology, particularly in the heart of London and its ancient environs’.

The London and Middlesex Archaeological Society act as an umbrella organisation for local history and archaeology societies across London, and hold an annual Local History Conference in November.

A list of all local history societies in London can be found at Local History Online.

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