BARKING AND DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY
NOVEMBER 2012 NOTICES
Helen Spencer, recently appointed by English Heritage as Local Heritage Education Manager (Barking and Dagenham), has now supplied us with a list of topics the schools will be researching. Helen’s contact details are: email helen.spencer@english-
Richard Chapman is still taking bookings for a coach trip to the Thriplow Daffodil Weekend on Sunday 17th March 2013. Coach £9.00+£4 entrance fee. Book with Richard this evening or telephone 01708 867500.
Our next meeting is on Monday 3rd December when Lois Amos will deliver an illustrated talk Upminster Court: house and garden.
Local historian John Barfoot will be at the Valence House Visitor Centre on Tuesday 6th November (2pm-
Valence is also hosting another of its screen archive sessions on Thursday 22nd November at 2pm when you can watch old clips of Pathe newsreels as well as local footage from the archives; the theme is Ford strikes. £2.00 per person (with refreshments). Telephone 020 8227 2034 for more details.
The next meeting of the Barking Branch of the East of London Family History Society is on Saturday 10th November when Iris Lancaster will deliver a talk City Livery Copmanies. St.Elizabeth’s Church, Wood Lane, Dagenham at 2pm. Further details 0208 592 9540.
Homicide: how to catch a Victorian murderer
The Friends of Valence House Winter Sale takes place at the Visitor Centre, Valence House, Becontree Avenue on Saturday 24th November 10am-
Essex Diarists is the subject of a talk by Jef Page to the Ilford and District Historical Society on Monday 12th November at Ilford Hospital Chapel, The Broadway, Ilford Hill. Visitors welcome £2.00. Telephone 07762 514238.
Earthquakes in Essex is the subject of a talk Mark Watson at the Newham History Society on Tuesday 13th November at 7.45pm. Talks take place at the Didsbury Centre, Didsbury Close, East Ham. Visitors welcome £2.
PLEASE REMEMBER TO TAKE A LOOK AT OUR INFORMATION TABLE FOR DETAILS OF MORE EVENTS, FREE LEAFLETS, ETC.
John Blake – Chairman
phone 0208 597 7210