City of London Archaeological Society (CoLAS)

The City of London Archaeological Society was founded in 1966 to encourage interest and engagement in British archaeology, particularly in the heart of London and its ancient environs. COLAS contributes to the study of the City and its environs through fieldwork and research. Over the past several years, COLAS members have been exploring the industrial […]


Ruislip Northwood & Eastcote Local History Society

Situated in Middlesex, on the edge of the Greater London area also known as Metroland, Ruislip, Northwood and Eastcote together form the ancient 11th century parish of Ruislip. The society was started in 1964 and since that time they have produced and published a great deal of research about their heritage and have promoted the […]


Croydon Natural History & Scientific Society

The Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society Limited is a company limited by guarantee, registered in London, England. Founded in 1870 as the Croydon Microscopical Club, the CNHSS has much in the way of printed matter and museum specimens that is relevant to the district and the archives may help your studies. Do you think […]


University of London Extra-Mural Archaeological Society (EMAS)

EMAS was founded in 1988 as the University of London Extra-Mural Archaeological Society, and was initially open to anyone who was a past, or present, student of the University of London Extra-Mural Certificate and Diploma Classes. Nowadays, membership of EMAS is open to anyone over the age of 18 with an interest in archaeology. Contact […]


Leyton & Leytonstone Historical Society

Leyton & Leytonstone Historical Society began in February 2005 at a meeting attended by over a hundred people. Their long-term aims are to research and promote interest in and knowledge of the history of the area of the former Borough of Leyton and its surrounding region. You do not have to be an academic historian […]


Carshalton & District History & Archaeological Society

The Society, originally called the ‘Carshalton Historical Society’ and later called the ‘Beddington, Carshalton and Wallington Society’ was founded in 1920. Since 1921 the Society has been active in the field of archaeological excavation and publication. It has carried out a number of excavations in Carshalton, Wallington and Beddington, and has assisted in the excavation […]

Southwark and Lambeth

Southwark & Lambeth Archaeological Society (SLAS)

Aim: ‘To promote the study and knowledge of the history and archaeology of the area within the London Boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark’ The Southwark and Lambeth Archaeological Society was formed in 1965 amidst a wave of intense enthusiasm and activity when many potential archaeological sites were under threat from developers. Its aim was to […]

Wandsworth Historical Society

Programme of five archaeological talks per year on last Friday of the month in January, March, May, July and October. Carries out various kinds of fieldwork, but concentrating on Thames foreshore surveys. Also carries out finds processing. Publishes ‘The Wandsworth Historian’ and other publications. Contact details Web:

Greater London Industrial Archaeology Society

Programme of winter lectures and summer walks, and visits. Publishes a bi-monthly newsletter, and the journal ‘London’s Industrial Archaeology’. Carries out recording of industrial buildings and structures. Contact details Web:

Richmond Archaeological Society

Monthly lecture programme and outings. The society is one of the major participants in the Thames Foreshore Project at weekends, volunteers welcome. Quarterly newsletter. Contact details Web:

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