The Docklands History Group is the leading history group for the study of the Port of London and the tidal River Thames. Among its membership are people with a long-standing interest in port and river-history who have published widely on the subject.
The Group holds regular monthly meetings, hosts annual conferences and publishes associated Proceedings
If you would like to join the Group, please Click Hereto go to Join Us page.
The conference for 2018 will be: Shipbuilding on the Thames and will take place on the 12th May at the Museum of London..
For further details of this and previous and future conferences please Click Hereto go to the Conference Page.
The Docklands History Group is now developing a programme of publications. The first of these is:
The Proceedings of the Fifth Symposium on Shipbuilding on the Thames . These are edited by Chris Ellmers and are currently available at the price of £20 plus post and packing.
For further details on these including how to order and information on other publications please Click Hereto go to Publications Page.
The Docklands History Group meets on the first Wednesday of each month except January. Other than when there are visits to historic sites, the meetings are usually held at: -The Museum of London Docklands, No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road,, London E14 4AL.
The talk on Wednesday 7th March will be The Lea Valley’s Electronic Secrets (How the region’s scientists and engineers changed our modern world.) By Dr Jim Lewis
For full details of the activities for the current year, please Click Hereto go to Programme of Events.
The photographs which are displayed in this website are copied from the PLA Collection which is now housed in the Museum of London Docklands
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