Information Links for East London History

This list is being added to all the time. If you wish to add your, or a relevant link here please tweet me @beamoyes.

Useful links for East London History

A Hackney Autobiography – recording and remembering the history of Centerprise.

Acme Studios 

Barking and District Historical Society

Bishopsgate Institute Archives

Bow Arts Trust

Brick Lane Bookshop – History of Stepney Books/T.H.A.P and Basement Writers

Claremont Road Protests

Columbia Road Flower Market 

De Beaver – archive of newspapers of the De Beauvoir Association from 1971-1984

Dennis Severs’ House – 18 Folgate Street

Docklands History Group

East London History – website

East London History Society

East London Mosque

East London Big Flame

East London Group – history of the painting collective

East End Walks – website of Radical History walks around East London

Eastside Community Heritage

Exploring East London – website of art and history artefacts

Friends of Hackney Nurseries – a local group of parents, nursery workers, local residents and community activists that believe that quality childcare should be affordable and accessible to all those who need it.

Four Corners

The Geffrye Museum

G Kelly Pie and Mash Shop

Hackney Solidarity Network – umbrella organisation for activists and community groups in the borough. Publish the 21st century Hackney Heckler.

Hackney Flashers – archival site dedicated to this 1970s radical feminist photography collective

Hackney Archives

The Hackney Society

Hackney Oral History – a collective of people interested in oral history who are currently researching people’s experiences of housing in Hackney

Hackney Wick History

Hackney Historic Buildings Trust

Jewish East End Celebration Society

Leyton History Society

The Limehouse Project

Linda Wilkinson – History of Columbia Road

London’s Screen Archives

Mernick Brothers – website

M11 Link road Protest

Neil Martinson

Newham Archives

Newham Story

Newham Asian Women’s Project – interview with Shila Takor for the Swadhinata Trust

OPEN Dalston – campaigns for excellence in the quality of the built environment and public realm, the provision of transportation and amenities, and to ensure that changes to these have proper regard to the needs of local residents and businesses and the maintenance of a sustainable residential and business community.

Open School East

Radical History of Hackney

Rotherhithe and Bermondsey Local History Society

SPACE Studios

Spitalfields Life

Spitalfields Trust

Spitalfields Crypt Trust

Stepney School Strike (1971) – pinterest images

The People’s Story of Woodberry Down

The Island History Trust (Isle of Dogs)

Tower Hamlets Archives

The Lost-Byway – writings and documentaries by John Rogers

Leytonstone Museum Archives

What Is Chats Palace?

Wilmot Street History

Women’s Cooperative Guild


3 thoughts on “Information Links for East London History”

  1. Hi Bea, thanks for linking to our website, just to let you know we had to change the website address. It’s now (not .com). It’d be great if you could update it. Thanks! The Hackney Flashers

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