Janet Smith will be talking at our October meeting about John Hendry Anderson and his role in building Tooting Bec Lido. The meeting will be at 7.30pm on Tuesday 8th October and held at our usual venue here
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!
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.
This is the Tooting Parish Boundary as described in 1884 at a meeting of the Tooting Ratepayers Association. We will be walking it on Saturday July 6th 2019.
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.