Local History Conference 2015

50th Local History Conference
Saturday 21 November 2015 10.30am – 5.00pm Weston Theatre, Museum of London


10.30-11.00 Doors open: displays by societies in Clore Learning Centre

11.00 Opening by John Clark, President of LAMAS, with a tribute to Michael Robbins, author of Middlesex

11.15 Middlesex from first reference to Domesday Book, Pamela Taylor, historian and sometime archivist

12.00 Made in London: a review of ceramic manufacture in Middlesex from the Middle Ages to the 19th century, Jacqui Pearce, Senior Specialist, Post-Roman Pottery, MOLA

12.45 Publication Awards introduced by John Hinshelwood

1.00pm   Lunch

2.15 ‘Profligate in principle as in practice’? John Wilkes and elections in Middlesex 1768-1790, Robin Eagles, Senior Research Fellow, House of Lords (1660-1832) History of Parliament

3.00 ‘A Cinderella Service’: the Middlesex County Council 1889-1965, Charlotte Scott, Head of Collections, LMA

3.45 Tea

4.15  ‘A Vision of Middlesex’: the North Middlesex Photographic Society’s contribution to the Photographic Record of England, John Hinshelwood, LAMAS

5.00  Close