Industry On The River Wandle: Our February Meeting

The River Wandle was once heavily industrialised. It now forms a tranquil backwater through 8 miles of South West London. Come and hear about the industrialisation and de-industrialisation of the Wandle at our next meeting. John Phillips, our speaker, has edited The Wandle Guide and speaks regularly at local history societies.

The meeting is on Tuesday 11th February at 7.30pm at The United Reformed Church in Rookstone Road SW17 9NQ (Details here)

Tooting Common Fossil Tree Talk: Wednesday 4th September

As part of the Tooting Common Heritage Project, a special event has been organised at the Fossil Tree on Tooting Common for next Wednesday, 4 September, at 2.00 pm.

Dr Paul Kendrick from the Natural History Museum will talk about the science behind the tree and Janet Smith from The Tooting History Group will give a short account of its history and how it came to be on the Common.

This is a free event – come and join us if you can!

Putting Tooting On The Historic Map

Have you got a favourite historic place in Tooting you want to see featured on the internet? Is there a person, feature or memory you want to record on the web?

Come along to Tooting Library on Saturday 20th July from 2-5pm when Tooting History Group will be uploading historic features to the Layers of London Website.

Bring your photos (and memories).

Have a look at the Layers of London website at: https://www.layersoflondon.org/

We look forward to seeing you at Tooting Library on the 20th July.

Layers Of London-Our July 2019 Monthly Meeting

Layers of London is a map-based history website. Users can access free historic maps of London and contribute their own stories, memories and histories to create a public social history resource about their area.

Come and hear Amy Todd from The Layers of London Project tell us how we can put Tooting on the Layers of London map.

You can see the Layers of London website here.

The meeting starts at 7.30 on Tuesday 9th July at our usual venue – The United Reform Church, Rookstone Road, SW179NQ.