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Arms of the former Borough of Acton; click the image to read more Acton History Group promotes publicises and researches aspects of the history of the village of Acton in Middlesex through talks guided walks and visits

Barnet & District Local History Society

Formed in 1927 as the Barnet Record Society to collect documents and objects relating to the history of Barnet and the surrounding areas, and renamed in 1967. The collection grew to such an extent that in 1938 it was given a permanent museum, run by volunteers from the Society. The area covered by the Society is: Chipping Barnet, East Barnet, New Barnet, West Barnet, Cockfosters, Arkley, Hadley, Whetstone and Totteridge.

Arms of the former Borough of Brentford and Chiswick; click the image to read more The Brentford & Chiswick Local History Society was established in 1958 to encourage interest in the history of the area and to provide opportunities for members to find out more. You don't have to be an expert to join - just interested!

Camden History Society exists to promote interest in the history of all parts of the London Borough of Camden. It has a programme of monthly lectures, held at various venues in the borough, and there is an annual outing

The City of London Archaeological Society has been excavating and studying London's history since the mid 1960's alongside archaeologists from the Museum of London and in its own right.

The East London History Society, exists to further interest in the history of East London, namely the London Boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Hackney and Newham

Arms of the former Borough of Edmonton; click the image to read more Edmonton Hundred Historical Society is concerned with the advancement of the study of local history and, in particular, the history of the Hundred of Edmonton, that is the ancient parishes of Edmonton, Enfield, Monken Hadley, South Mimms and Tottenham. Monthly meetings, with speakers, are held. Enquiries to Enfield Local Studies Library & Archive, First Floor, Thomas Hardy House, 39 London Road, Enfield EN2 6DS; Tel: 020 8379 2724.

Enfield Archaeological Society was founded in 1955. Several of its aims are: to promote the practice and study of archaeology in the district; to record and preserve all finds in the district and encourage others to allow their finds to be recorded by the Society; and to co-operate with neighbouring societies with similar aims.

The Finchley Society was formed in 1971 to protect, preserve and improve buildings, transport, roads and open spaces in Finchley and Friern Barnet and their environs, and to explore the history and the special features of the area. It covers the old Borough of Finchley and the Urban District of Friern Barnet, now part of the London Borough of Barnet.

A Local History Group was recently formed to promote an interest in and the recording of Finchley's history, members and non-members alike.

Arms of the former Friern Barnet UD; click the image to read more Friern Barnet and District Local History Society: Tel No. (01707) 642 886; Main contact John Donovan. Opening/Meeting times Based at St John's Church Hall, Friern Barnet Lane, Whetstone, N20; Lectures: 4th Wednesday of each month (except July and August)

The Hendon & District Archaeological Society, one of the most active archaeological societies within Greater London, covers archaeology throughout the London Borough of Barnet

The Historical Association is the voice for history … it aims to further the study, teaching and enjoyment of history at all levels: teacher and student, amateur and professional.
Branches in Middlesex: Central London
Hampstead and North West London
North London
Richmond & Twickenham

Hornsey parish and its successor Hornsey Borough formed part of Middlesex. Since 1964, Hornsey has been part of the London Borough of Haringey. Whether you are new to the area or have ever lived here, you will find the Hornsey Historical Society of interest.

The Islington Archaeology & History Society arranges lectures, visits and courses in relation to the archaeology and history of the London Borough of Islington; publishes work on the archaeology and history of the Borough, and cooperates with local government to record and protect Islington's archaeological and historical sites

London and Middlesex Archaeological Society was founded in 1855 ‘for the purpose of investigating the antiquities and early history of the Cities of London and Westminster and the Metropolitan County of Middlesex’

The Pinner Local History Society was formed in 1973. Meetings are normally held on the first Thursday of the month, September to May, at Pinner Village Hall, Chapel Lane car park at 8pm. We publish, three times a year, a Newsletter that contains the latest information on the activities of the society, reports of our outings, and details of the research carried out by members of the Society.

Ruislip, Northwood & Eastcote Local History Society aims to promote the conservation of Ruislip's heritage and to bring to life the history of Ruislip, Northwood and Eastcote, which together form the ancient 11th century parish of Ruislip

Willesden Local History Society, covering Cricklewood, Harlesden, Kensal Rise, Kilburn, Neasden, Stonebridge, Park Royal and Willesden, was formed in 1974 by local enthusiasts who were interested in the history of the old Borough

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