The local history society for the Leyton & Leytonstone area of east London
Site last updated :
12 September 2017 : free download made available for the publication ‘Taking it on the Chin, extracts from the Chin-Wag War Records of the Eton Manor Clubs 1914-1918’
9 August 2017 : appeal for information about Church Road late 1930s
27 June 2017 : photos and information added about living on the Abraham Estate in the 1950s
13 June 2017 : information added about the new Abraham Estate project
8 June 2017 : added information about the new Abraham Estate project
2 May 2017 : programme of activities to May 2018 added
26 April 2017 : appeal for involvement in an Abraham Estate project
8 April 2017 : restored downloadable versions of ‘Great Houses’ series of publications
31 March 2017 : placed flyer for World War One Day on home page
25 March 2017 : added new article ‘Terrorising the public, what head teachers’ ‘school log books’ tell us about the effect of air raids on Leyton and Leytonstone’
18 March 2017 : added details of First World War Day event on 6 May
16 January 2017 : room number for Wednesday’s meeting changed to HE4
15 January 2017 : update on the Society’s next meeting
29 November 2016 : change of venue for our next meeting - it will in St John’s Church itself, not the Church Hall. A Hitchcock walk added as an event on Sunday 4 December.
26 November 2016 : better format for information on Sol Plaatje event
25 November 2016 : more information added about ‘ArchI’ve Unlocked’ event and Sol Plaatje event.
6 November 2016 : information added about ‘ArchI’ve Unlocked’ event.
19 October 2016 : added history walk to November events and a bit more detail about the Explore Your Archive event
6 October 2016 : added to events tour of Walthamstow Wetlands and participation in Know Your Archive Day
14 September 2016 : added a page summarising our Society’s Black History Month talk and display
25 July 2016 : added new publication : A Short History of The Forest Foot-Ball Club (Leytonstone) by David Ian Chapman
(Changes made earlier are not listed.)