What’s New

New Blue Plaque at the former entrance to St Lawrence’s Hospital

Please click on this link for details and pictures of the unveiling ceremony.


lhr91-coverLocal History Records

The current issue (Volume 91, May 2017) of the Society’s journal, Local History Records, should be with members by now. For a look at its contents please click or tap here.


Recent website additions:

  • The Shops and Shopping Parades of Coulsdon & Old Coulsdon, Surrey, from 1914 to 2016. Free download of tables collated in association with the series of articles written by Margaret Davison & Jean Emery for the Bourne Society Local History Records. See the Local History in Words & Pictures page.
  • The website now includes activities and events as far as August 2017.
  • The biography of Gwyneth Fookes has moved to the page ‘Local History in Words & Pictures’.