Welcome to the Chingford Historical Society

Join us to discover more about the history of Chingford and surrounding areas…

  • Chingford Green
  • Chingford church
  • Station road 1
  • Station the queen
  • Bull & Crown
  • Air Map
  • aBarklays Bank 1926
  • Fire at Royal Foest H


    Discover more about the history of Chingford and surrounding areas…

    • Carry out research with help from members
    • Each month from January to April and September to December we have a different guest speaker (free admission to members).
    • Summer Visits
    • Newsletter
    • Discounts on CHS publications
    • See Events Page for more details

    If you have any photographs or documents, or memories of old Chingford that you think might be of interest to us, please contact Gary Stone in the first instance on

    07970 524553


    or [email protected]

    We are also on Facebook, Twitter and now instagram. Click on icons below.


    Chingford Rail Station


    NEW HONARARY PRESIDENT                                     We were pleased to announce at our recent online AGM the appointment of Peter Uglow as our new honarary president of the society. Peter and his generations of family are well known in Chingford for having had a thriving shops for 100 years. We thank Peter for accepting the appointment and look forward to working with him over the coming years.

    LATEST ONLINE TALK                                            Our recent zoom talk on the Historical Tour of North Norfolk  by Alison Goulter on Thursday 15th October, was well received by members and guests with some great comments as far away as Norfolk itself . If you missed the talk, watch it now on our YouTube channel HERE.

    NEXT ONLINE TALK - 19th Novemberr 2020  at 7pm,  East Anglian Artists hosted by Jeff Page.  More details in our CALENDAR OF EVENTS HERE.

    Online ticket information to follow shortly.


    Based on current Government advice on Coronavirus,  we regret to inform our members and friends that we cannot hold talks at present. However through the wonders of technology, we are now holding monthy virtual talks online. See Calendar of Events.

    Events for our talks take place at:-

    Venue: C of E Primary School, Cambridge Road, Chingford E4 7BP

    Time: 7.30pm

    Onsite parking available. 

    To see more events visit our Calendar of Events.