We have made available below the minutes of previous meetings. In addition, the following is a list of the various guest speakers we have since the Society was formed:
27th February 2013, Amy Graham spoke on the 213 Bus Route
28th March 2013, Richard Holmes spoke on Malden's Pubs
29th May 2013, Graeme Hodge spoke on Local War Memorials
26th June 2013, Graeme Hodge spoke on Local War Memorials
18th September 2013, Michael Burns spoke on the Malden Wanderers
9th October 2013, Trevor Williams spoke on Tudor Williams
13th November 2013, John King spoke on the background to the geography and history of a London suburb
29th January 2014, Richard Weston spoke on the History Of Malden Camera Club and Richard Holmes spoke on Malden's Pubs
26th February 2014, Bryan D Adams spoke on From London To The Suburbs
2nd April 2014, Pam Vincent spoke on development Of Religious Buildings in the Malden & Kingston area.
30th April 2014, Shaan Everson spoke on the her new book, That Famous Place and Peter Goodchild spoke on Bradbury Wilkinsons
28th May 2014, John Parkin spoke on Buses Trams and Trolleybuses in the Malden area
25th June 2014, Amy Graham spoke on New Malden as A history in photographs 1839-1930s
30th July 2014, Ken Albert-Richards spoke on retail in New Malden
1st October 2014, Mick Ellis a former policeman based in the New Malden Police Station and former colleague Richard (Dick) Gerard spoke on the New Malden Police Station.
2nd December 2014 Graeme Hodge and Ken Cowdery spoke on the formation of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames War Memorials Association
4th February 2015 Dr David Kennedy spoke on Coombe Conduit
25th February 2015 Nick Howgill gave a talk on New Malden’s Navy.
1st April 2015 Alan Oakley a former resident of Beechcroft Avenue New Malden spoke on “Beechcroft and Cardinal in the frame”
29th April 2015 Frank Dobson took us on a wonderful trip through the history of his family
26th May 2015 John McCarthy gave a talk entitled “Cinemas and Theatres of Malden and the local area”.
31st May 2015 Extraordinary Meeting regarding the Plough Pond Project
29th July 2015 Tim Everson spoke on Malden’s medals and paranumismatica and Paul DiBiase (Barry’s cousin) then gave an account of the business and the family over the last one hundred years.
30th September 2015 (AGM) John King took us through the myriad of railway lines around the local area.
28th October 2015 David Rymill (assisted by his parents) gave a talk on Old Malden and Worcester Park.
2nd December 2015 Graeme Hodge and Ken Cowdery gave a talk entitled Remembering Kingston At War
13th January 2016 Frank Dobson related the second chapter in the history of his family.
24th February 2016 local authors Patricia Ward and Bob Philips spoke on the history of Tolworth
30th March 2016 Ian West spoke about the former Coombe Hill Farmhouse which stood on Coombe Lane
27th April 2016 Brian Williams of the Lindsay Society gave a very entertaining talk on the History of Dentistry.
11th May 2016 Toby Ewin gave a talk about his property in Wendover Drive and the surrounding area.
1st June 2016 Gordon Knowles spoke on Surrey Roads from Turnpike to Motorway
5th July 2016 Graeme Hodge and Nick Howgill spoke on the Battle Of The Somme.
14th September 2016 (AGM) Brian Parsons gave a talk entitled “Frederick W Paine Serving The Community During War And Peace”.
26th October 2016 Lucy Furlong who chose as her topic her recent poetry map “Over The Fields”.
30th November 2016 Tim Everson gave us an excellent talk on Marie Devereux
8th February 2017 James Giles provided an interested talk entitled “A History of St James Church”.
29th March 2017 Simon Jakeman spoke on the Surbiton Fire Service
26th April 2017 Fiona Fisher (curator) and David Falkner (director) gave an interesting insight into Dorich House.
31st May 2017 Nathan Ward, a paramedic with London Air Ambulance, spoke on the service.
28th June 2017 Dr Geoff Butcher spoke on the history of English Malaria.
26th July 2017 Barbara Webb spoke on Millais and the Hogsmill River
7th September 2017 (AGM)
Minutes of Previous Meetings
Please note the date of the meeting is indicated by the file name as YYMMDD so that 120808 means 2012/ August/8th