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The London Topographical Society regularly assists organisations with financial grants for London related historical projects with a topographical focus. Recent examples are:

2009:  The first annual grant of £10,000 to the British Museum in connection with cataloguing their Crace Collection views of London.  

2010:  The second annual grant of £10,000 to the British Museum in connection with cataloguing their Crace Collection views.

2011:  The third annual grant of £10,000 to the British Museum in connection with cataloguing their Crace Collection views.

2012:  The fourth and final annual grant of £10,000 to the British Museum in connection with cataloguing their Crace Collection views; and

  • The first of three grants of £11,000 to the British Library for doing the same thing to their Crace Collection London maps.
  • A grant of £880 was made to the London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) to conserve a photographic collection of London.

 

2013:  The second of three grants of £11,000 to the British Library in connection with cataloguing their Crace Collection maps.

2014:  The final of three grants for £11,000 to the British Library in connection with cataloguing their Crace Collection maps.

2015:  £11,356 to the Guildhall Library for conservation work on the library’s Tallis Collection; and

  • £10,000 to the British Film Institute (BFI), the first of three annual grants, for the digitisation and cataloguing of short historical films about London.

2016:  The second annual grant of £10,000 to the BFI; and

2017:  The final of three grants of £10,000 to the BFI.

2018:  £8,000 was paid to the Historic Towns Trust towards their publication of Map of Tudor London 1520.

2019:   A grant of £1472 to the London Metropolitan Archive (LMA) for conservation of the MacDonald drawings: and

  • We also spent £8234 on our own project – building this website – to provide an expansive educational database of London history for our members, students, researchers and the general public.