GREENWICH INDUSTRIAL HISTORY SOCIETY

Greenwich Industrial History Blog

Moving with the times, the Society is now publishing on a Blog.
One advantage of this is that anyone can add comments to any item that is published.
If you would like to be added as a contributor to the Blog, please contact David Riddle, the Blogmeister.

Last Newsletter Published, December 2008

FOR THE GIHS MEETINGS PROGRAMME, PLEASE CHECK THE BLOG PAGES REGULARLY

Archive Items

Blackheath Hill Hole

Enderby Wharf Ferry Steps

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

The following aims and objectives for the Society were agreed at its second meeting:

1. To research the Industrial History of the Greenwich Area

2. To aid the publication of this research where appropriate

3. To hold a watching brief on industrial sites in the relevant area and to comment on
any issues which might arise in the course of redevelopment, planning applications, etc.

INDEX TO PRINTED AND WEB ISSUES 1-5

Please note that all on-line issues are enhanced with direct links to relevant Web sites and e-Mail addresses,
but are otherwise left as printed and are not corrected in the light of any recent developments.

Check the latest issues for any updates available on sites subject to planning applications.

Other Greenwich Local History Information

Mycenae House Local History Group


NEWSLETTERS

VOLUME 1

Volume 1, Issue 1, April 1998
Volume 1, Issue 2, June 1998
Volume 1, Issue 3, August 1998
Volume 1, Issue 4, October 1998
Volume 1, Issue 5, December 1998

VOLUME 2

Volume 2, Issue 1, February 1999
Volume 2, Issue 2, March 1999
Volume 2, Issue 3, May 1999
Volume 2, Issue 4, August 1999
Volume 2, Issue 5, October 1999

VOLUME 3

Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2000
Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2000
Volume 3, Issue 3, April 2000
Volume 3, Issue 4, June 2000
Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2000
Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2000

VOLUME 4

Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2001
Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2001
Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2001
Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2001
Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2001
Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2001

VOLUME 5

Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2002
Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2002
Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2002
Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2002
Volume 5, Issue 5, September 2002
Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2002

VOLUME 6

Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2003
Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2003
Volume 6, Issue 3, May 2003
Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2003
Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2003
Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2003

VOLUME 7

Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2004
Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2004

VOLUME 8

Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2005

VOLUME 9

Volume 9, Issue 1, January 2006

Volume 9, Issue 2, May 2006

VOLUME 10

Volume 10, Issue 1, April 2007

VOLUME 11

September 23rd 2001 pictures of Crossness Engines Open House Day

January 2000 pictures of the Greenwich Peninsula developments

March 1999 pictures of Greenwich Peninsula developments


Membership information
A subscription rate of £10 is current.
Please find contact details in the latest newsletter, or e-Mail Mary Mills for details.


EXTRAS

1. Woolwich & Plumstead Remembered
Colin Weightman's compilation of stories, as told by ordinary Plumstead and Woolwich folk, about their early recollections of life in those far off days

2. Carving out History. Berni Cunnane's article from Meridian Line on the Enderby Wharf Ferry Steps

3. 'Damn your eyes Mr. Sharp'. Mary Mill's 'Meridian Line' article on Ceylon Place Cottages

4. Greenwich Marsh: The 300 Years Before the Dome. Mary Mill's book

5. Mary Mills article on The Ghost in the Dome. Read it here....!

6. Part of the Constitution Brief for the Society is to conduct research.
Alan Parfrey has been co-opted to look after the first Society-wide effort in this regard, which will look at Greenwich Factories, 1750-1950.
He would very much like to hear from anyone with any information on factories in the boundary of the present London Borough of Greenwich. A database is being maintained which can be added to on-line by anyone with relevant information.


Greenwich Industrial History Society Officers, 2010-2011

Emeritus President - Jack Vaughan

Chair - Sue Bullivent

Vice-Chair & Committee - Ray Fordham - Andrew Bullivent, David Riddle

Secretary - Mary Mills

Treasurer - Steve Daly


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