Local History Conference 2002

The 37th Local History Conference: Buying & selling in metropolitan London

Date and time: Saturday 16 November 2002, 10.00 am – 5.00 pm

Venue: Museum of London Lecture Theatre

Cost (including afternoon tea): £4.00 (LAMAS members), £5.00 (non-members). Affiliated societies may send two members at £4.00.

To apply for tickets, please print a copy of the form available on this site, and return it with your cheque. We recommend that you apply as soon as possible, because we cannot guarantee that tickets will still be available on the day.

Morning session

10.00 Exhibitions open

10.10 Introduction

10.15 Shops and trading buildings in London 1200–1700
John Schofield (Curator of Architecture, Museum of London)

11.00 Shopping in late 17th-century London – the Royal, New, Exeter and Middle Exchanges
Claire Walsh (Leverhulme Research Fellow, University of Warwick)

11.45 Distance shopping in the 18th century
Nancy Cox (Dictionary Project, University of Wolverhampton)

12.30 - 1.45 Lunch (with opportunity to view displays of recent work)

Afternoon session

1.45 Shopping for luxuries in 18th-century London and the development of the West End
Helen Clifford (Honorary Fellow, Eighteenth Century Studies Centre, University of Warwick)

2.30 Knightsbridge neighbours: a comparative study of Harvey Nichols and Harrods
Alan Cox (Assistant Editor, Survey of London)

3.15 – 3.45


3.45 Retail trade in medieval Pinner and Harrow
Patricia A Clarke (Pinner Local History Society)

4.05 Changing outlets in Primrose Hill
Caroline Cooper (Camden Local History Society)

3.45 Keeping it in the family: David Greig and Sainsbury’s
Brian Bloice (Streatham Local History Society)