Wandsworth Historical Society

Battersea : Balham : Putney : Tooting : Wandsworth Town

Old Putney

Putney High Street c.1900
Putney High Street, 1903
Putney Hill c.1906
The Green Man, Putney Heath c.1909
The Green Man pub today, built c.1700

Lecture Programme for the next Year

You are welcome to come along to one of our talks free of charge before deciding whether you want to join the Society.

All our talks are held on the last Friday of the month at the Friends' Meeting House, Wandsworth High Street, SW18.

They begin at 8.00 pm and end at about 9.15 pm, followed by tea and biscuits and a chance to chat to other members. 

The Meeting House is opposite Wandsworth Town Hall, a short walk down from the Spread Eagle pub.

How to find us

So far, the following talks have been arranged for the next year.

Date Talk Speaker
December 2018 No Meeting  
25 January 2019 9th Nick Fuentes Memorial Lecture

'Reflections on fifty years of London archaeology: 1968-2018'With the 50th Anniversary this year of the London Archaeologist founded by Nick Fuentes, archaeologists are looking back over the last half century of changes, work and discoveries in London. Bob Cowie began digging with WHS and has recently retired from Museum of London Archaeology.

Bob Cowie
22 February 2019 A local history talk TBA
29 March 2019 An archaeological talk TBA
26 April 2019 A local history talk TBA
31 May 2019 An archaeological talk TBA
28 June 2019 AGM followed by a local history talk TBA
26 July 2019 An archaeological talk TBA
August 2019 No Meeting  
27 September 2019 A local history talk TBA
25 October 2019 An archaeological talk TBA
29 November 2019 Members' Evening Short talks by members


Click here for a list of previous talks going back to 1992.

Click here for reports on previous talks starting from November 2013.