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"The London Topographical Society was founded in 1880 for the publication of material illustrating the history and topography of the City and County of London from the earliest times to the present day."

From the Society's Prospectus in the 'Annual Record of the London Topographical Society 1900' published in 1901

Centenary message from the late Duke of Edinburgh KG KT who agreed to be an Honorary Member in 1948.

DELAY IN DESPATCH OF 2022 PUBLICATIONS

We regret there have been delays in the production of our 2022 publications and thus their despatch to members.

UK members who have yet to receive their publications please email info@londontopsoc.org.

Overseas members’ copies have been shipped by surface mail and therefore may be taking some time to arrive.  Please contact us at info@londontopsoc.org if not received by the end of March.

 

 

ANN SAUNDERS ESSAY PRIZE FOR 2023

A prize of £1,000 will be awarded annually depending on the response and at the discretion of the Council.

Click here for more information. Entries close 1 April 2023.

 

SECOND NEWSLETTER INDEX PUBLISHED

Council Member Simon Morris has compiled a second Newsletter Index covering the period 2000-2021 (Nos 50-93).

Click here to download

 

DIGITAL NEWSLETTER

All the issues of the Newsletter, from the first edition in February 1975 onwards, are available to download.

We have also incorporated drop-down menus – scroll over each issue and you can examine the contents before downloading it.  Try below.

DIGITAL COPIES OF THE LONDON TOPOGRAPHICAL RECORD

Copies of the Society’s journal, the “London Topographical Record”, are now available to read in digital format from 1898 through to Volume 29 published in 2006.

More than 300 articles, many with illustrations, cover a wide spectrum of London’s past.

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Topographical adjective Relating to the arrangement or accurate representation of the physical features of an area.