|2000||Terri Gibbs resigned as chairman.|
|2000||John Blake, a librarian, elected chairman.|
|2002||John Blake and Mary Blake represented the Society
during the Golden Jubilee visit of Queen Elizabeth
II to Eastbury Manor House, Barking.
|2002 May||Dorothy Lockwood and Douglas Waters appointed
|2002 May||Society mounted a “Barking in the 1950s”
exhibition at Barking Central Library to mark the
Queen’s Golden Jubilee and the start of local
|2003 January||Death of G.S. “Pip” Sanders-Hewett, 6th president.|
|2004 May||Herbert Hope Lockwood elected 7th president.
Launch of 70th anniversary celebrations. Bert
delivered an address on the history of the Society.
|2004 August||Following the closure of Barking Central Library,
the Society moved to the Salvation Army Hall,
Morley Road, Barking.
|2004 November||Death of Herbert Hope Lockwood, 7th president.|