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.
Barking and District Historical Society
Bishopsgate Institute Archives
Brick Lane Bookshop – History of Stepney Books/T.H.A.P and Basement Writers
De Beaver – archive of newspapers of the De Beauvoir Association from 1971-1984
Dennis Severs’ House – 18 Folgate Street
East London History – website
East London Group – history of the painting collective
East End Walks – website of Radical History walks around East London
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.
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 Oral History – a collective of people interested in oral history who are currently researching people’s experiences of housing in Hackney
Hackney Historic Buildings Trust
Jewish East End Celebration Society
Linda Wilkinson – History of Columbia Road
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.
Rotherhithe and Bermondsey Local History Society
Stepney School Strike (1971) – pinterest images
The People’s Story of Woodberry Down
The Island History Trust (Isle of Dogs)
The Lost-Byway – writings and documentaries by John Rogers
3 thoughts on “Information Links for East London History”
Hi Bea, thanks for linking to our website, just to let you know we had to change the website address. It’s now hackneyflashers.co.uk (not .com). It’d be great if you could update it. Thanks! The Hackney Flashers
Hi Hackney Flashers, sorry for seeing this so late. I’ve updated that URL so it directs to the right website. Thanks for letting me know!
Thanks, Bea, that’s fantastic!