Programme

PINNER LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY

PINNER VILLAGE HALL, CHAPEL LANE CAR PARK, HA5 1AB

MAIN MEETINGS PROGRAMME 2017-2018

Meetings begin at 8.00pm

7 Sept 2017            Simon Inglis “Played in Middlesex”.

                                 The sporting heritage of the “dear vanished county”.

5 Oct                       Pat Clarke “Digging in Pinner”.

Our local historian on findings from archaeological excavations.

2 Nov                      Tony Eaton “The curious disappearance of Glen Miller”.

                                Unravelling a mystery.

7 Dec                      Tony Adamson “Bells and Baldrics”.

                                A history of Morris dancing by a Morris man.

1 Feb 2017           Neil Watson “The Denham Murders of 1870”

                               A Pinner researcher on a sensational Victorian crime

1 March               Research Group Presentation

“Pinner’s Old Roads and Paths: Tracks, Travellers, Turnpikes and Tarmac”.

5 April                  Mark Saxon “Batchworth Lock and its surroundings”.

                              A tour through the history of the canal at Rickmansworth.

24 May                  AGM, followed by Jo Crocker “West House: the families and servants wholived there”.

                              The past of the house at the heart of Pinner.

7 June                   Oliver Green “Becoming Metroland: how the railways shaped Pinner”.

                              Research fellow of the London Transport Museum.        

Fuller details of  the talks are in the News Letter