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]

    Chingford Rail Station


    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 virtual talks online. See Calendar of Events.

    LATEST ONLINE TALK                                           Our zoom talk on The Changing Face of North Chingford went well on Thursday 21st May 2020 with some great comments. New YouTube channel for Chingford Historical Society now live with a recording of the talk for those who missed it here: 

    We are also on Facebook and Twitter. Click on icons below.


    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.