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Affiliated Societies

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London history and archaeology: general

City of London Records and Archives and London Metropolitan Archive

English Heritage, Greater London Archaeology Advisory Service
(with reports on major projects in 1996-7; and in 1994-5 and 1995-6)

English Heritage, Survey of London

Guildhall Art Gallery, including London’s Roman amphitheatre

Guildhall Library (includes downloadable guides to the collections)

Institute of Historical Research, Centre for Metropolitan History

London’s Past online (a bibliography of London history, created by the Centre for Metropolitan History in association with the Royal Historical Society)

London’s Transport Museum

The Museum of London

Museum of London Archaeology Service (MOLA)

Pre-Construct Archaeology

AOC Archaeology Group

L – P : Archaeology

London Archaeological Archive and Research Centre

Thames Discovery Programme

Adult education courses in archaeology and local history

Birkbeck College, University of London

Address Birkbeck,
  University of London
  Malet Street
  Bloomsbury
  London WC1E 7HX
Telephone 0845 601 0174
Fax 020 7079 0641
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Goldsmiths, University of London

Address Professional & Community Education (PACE)
  Goldsmiths
  University of London
  New Cross
  London SE14 6NM
Telephone 020 7919 7171
Fax 020 7919 7223
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Kingston University

Address Centre for Local History Studies
  Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  Kingston University
  Penrhyn Road
  Kingston upon Thames
  Surrey KT1 2EE
Telephone 020 8547 7359
Fax 020 8547 7388
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University of Cambridge English Local History MSc

Address Institute of Continuing Education
  University of Cambridge
  Madingley Hall
  Madingley
  Cambridge CB3 8AQ
Telephone 01954 280 280
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University of Oxford English Local History MSc

Address Department for Continuing Education
  University of Oxford
  Rewley House
  1 Wellington Square
  Oxford OX1 2JA
Telephone 01865 270 360
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University of Reading

Address The School of Continuing Education
  The University of Reading
  London Road
  Reading
  RG1 5AQ
Telephone 0118 378 8347
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On-line resources and archives

Archaeology Data Service

Archives Hub, You can use the Archives Hub to find unique sources for research. The Archives Hub enables you to search across a wealth of archives held at nearly 200 UK institutions including the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford.

The collection of Edwin C. Bolles on the history of London from its founding to the 19th century (includes interactive maps and photographs)

British Library, with access to a wide range of on-line bibliographic services

Charles Booth online archive (Charles Booth and the survey into life and labour in London (1886-1903)

The Copac library catalogue gives free access to the merged online catalogues of many major University, Specialist, and National Libraries in the UK and Ireland, including the British Library, National Library of Scotland and the National Library of Wales.

Council for British Archaeology (CBA)

CBA guide to UK archaeology online

National Monuments Record (NMR), English Heritage

Gendocs, Victorian London Research
(indexes of streets, churches, institutions, inns etc; not yet searchable)

Guide to London Local History associations
(and other resources for local historians), compiled by Local History Magazine

History On-Line (Institute of Historical Research)

Current Archaeology

Victoria County History of the Counties of England

The WWW Virtual Library includes access to a general directory of museums on the Internet

Archaeological and historical societies

Acton History Group
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Barking and District Historical Society
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Barnes and Mortlake History Society

Barnet and District Local History Society

Bexley Archaeological Group
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Brentford and Chiswick Local History Society

Camden History Society

Chadwell Heath Historical Society
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City of London Archaeological Society
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Cuffley Industrial Heritage Society
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Docklands History Group
No website

Edmonton Hundred Historical Society

Enfield Archaeological Society

The Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery
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Friern Barnet and District Local History Society

Greenwich Industrial History Society

Hayes and Harlington Local History Society
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Hendon & District Archaeological Society

Hornsey Historical Society

Hounslow & District History Society
No web site

Islington Archaeology and History Society

Kingston upon Thames Archaeological Society
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Leyton and Leytonstone Historical Society

London Natural History Society

Lewisham Local History Society

Merton Historical Society

Orpington & District Archaeological Society

Pinner Local History Society

Potters Bar and District Society

Richmond Archaeological Society

Richmond Local History Society
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Rotherhithe and Bermondsey Local History Group

Ruislip, Northwood and Eastcote Local History Society

St Albans and Hertfordshire Architectural and Archaeological Society

Southgate District Civic Trust
No web site

Southwark and Lambeth Archaeological Society
No web site

Spelthorne Archaeological Field Group & Friends of Spelthorne Museum

Stanmore & Harrow Historical Society
No web site

Streatham Society
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Sunbury and Shepperton Local History Society

Surrey Archaeological Society

The Thorney Island Society, Friends of St James’s Park and The Green Park
No website

Borough of Twickenham Local History Society

Uxbridge Local History and Archives Society

Wandsworth Historical Society

Wanstead Historical Society
No web site

Wembley History Society

West Drayton & District Local History Society
No web site

West Essex Archaeological Group

Willesden Local History Society

Other web links:

Archaeology South-East
British Archaeological Association
British Association for Local History
East London History Society
London Topographical Society
Society of Antiquaries of London
Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies
Society for Medieval Archaeology
Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology
The London Archaeologist (quarterly magazine)