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Lecture Programme 2009/2010


Barking and District Historical Society
Founded 1934

75th Anniversary Programme 2009/10

Monday 7th September 2009
75th Anniversary event and launch of the Bert lockwood collection in the presence of
His Worship the Mayor
Councillor Charles Fairbrass

Monday 5th October 2009
Upney Lane 1929-2009
talk by Joyce Petchey

Monday 2nd November 2009
75th anniversary talk:
Barking in the 1930s
talk by Mark Watson

Monday 7th December 2009
Sincerely yours: the Vera Lynn story in words and music
by David Padwick


Monday 1st February 2010
Crime and punishment in the Victorian era
talk by George Smith

Monday 1st March 2010
History in the landscape (Essex)
illustrated talk by Julian Whybra

Monday 12th April 2010
The Home Guard and Anti-aircraft establishments
talk by Keith Langridge

Monday 10th May 2010
Annual General Meeting
followed by
The Sealand Story
an illustrated talk by Frank Turner

Monday 7th June 2010
Among my souvenirs: a lifetime of collecting
by John Blake

Meetings held at 19.45
Harp House
16 Helmore Road (off Goodey Road), Barking IG11 9PH

62 bus stops nearby. It is a short walk from Upney Station.

Free to members. 1.50 to non-members

or telephone 020 8597 7210

Website: www.

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