Wandsworth Historical Society

Battersea : Balham : Putney : Tooting : Wandsworth Town

Historian 103 coverHistorian Issue 103

The archaeology and history of Wandsworth

The Wandsworth Historian

The Wandsworth Historical Society publishes the Wandsworth Historian, its much-respected local history journal, twice a year. 

The most recent issue is No. 103, Spring 2017. To read a press release from the editor click here.

This issue contains articles on the following subjects:

  • The Australian war graves in Wandsworth Cemetery
  • Wandsworth and the Spanish Civil War
  • Putney Old Burial Ground

The magazine is free to members and costs £3.00 + £1.50 postage for non-members.   


Here are three articles chosen from our journal's recent past to show the range and quality of research that the Society publishes:

  • 'The Abbey, the Monk and Domesday Wandsworth' by Keith Bailey which first appeared in the Wandsworth Historian in 2011 [LINK]
  • 'The Watermen's Chest of Putney' by Dorian Gerhold which first appeared in the Wandsworth Historian in 2013 [LINK]
  • 'A Battersea School Prize from the 1870s' by Nicola Hale, Neil Robson and David Ainsworth which first appeared in the Wandsworth Historian in 2015 [LINK].

We hope you find them interesting.


Click here to download a fully searchable index of all of the publications produced by the WHS between 1955 and 2015. In particular, the index provides a comprehensive listing of all the research articles that have appeared in the Wandsworth Historian, 1955-2015.

Please contact the Editor to order any of the following:

  • Current issue of the Historian (as above)
  • Recent back issues of the Historian (Nos.76-101)
  • A DVD containing all the articles from 45 years of the Historian (1971-2015), costing just £5.00 + £1.50 pp.