Posts Categorized: Local history

Local History Group Meeting 29 May 2021

Notes of a meeting of the Inkerman Area Local History Group 29.5.2021 Present: David, Debby, Vivienne, Hilary, Sara, Martin.  And by Zoom, Trisha and Samantha Apologies: Mary Introductions and thanks to Vivienne for hosting.  David explained the background.  There had been a meeting in 1980 and then a group met between 2002 and 2004, researching… Read more »

Finding census records

PLEASE NOTE: like everything else in this Local History section, this is very much work in progress. There seem to be a number of ways of accessing census records, including Ancetsry.co.uk, the National Archives and FindMyPast which includes the 1841 census and 1851 and then every ten years up to 100 years ago although there… Read more »

Introduction to the history pages

Before we start… please note this part of the website is still being developed. The history notes are available in sequence if you click on the Local History link to the right hand side of the page. And.. these articles are also spread through the main run of articles below. We hope to tidy this… Read more »

A short history of the area – rough draft

Please note that almost nothing here is original research and is drawn from the resources in the other page on this website of Local History Resources. Some of those need buying at Owl – by phone now – or via Abebooks for second hand copies. So this is a very compressed version to get you… Read more »

Our Local History Group

INKERMAN AREA HISTORY GROUP We feel we are lucky to live in a historically very interesting area – which has already been quite well researched but which give opportunities for a lot more research. The Inkerman Area History Group has met on an occasional basis over the last few years and had lectures from Gillian… Read more »

History of the area through maps: 1. The Fields Beneath

This map is a hand drawn copy of the sketch map from Gillian Tindall’s book, The Fields Beneath. It is not a historic map. It shows the original site of Kentish Town which was quite a long way South of the present location. It was by Old St Pancras Church which is at the back… Read more »