Hampstead Antiquarian and Historical Society

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The Hampstead Antiquarian and Historical Society was a local history society devoted to the history of Hampstead, London. Founded in 1897, the society first met at Hampstead town hall.[1] The group was active until at least 1940[2][3] and published a journal known as the Transactions of the Hampstead Antiquarian and Historical Society.

Members and officers[edit]

The first president of the society was Sir Walter Besant. Local historians Thomas Barratt and George William Potter were members. Richard Garnett (1835- 1906) was president.[4] In 1922, Andrew Thomas Taylor was president.[5]


  1. ^ http://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/middx/vol9/pp81-91
  2. ^ "minutes, membership roll, cash book, etc | The National Archives". Discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk. Retrieved 2016-02-17.
  3. ^ "Camden Council: Deposited archives". Camden.gov.uk. Retrieved 2016-02-17.
  4. ^ "Hampstead: Belsize | British History Online". British-history.ac.uk. Retrieved 2016-02-17.
  5. ^ Susan Wagg. "The Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor: Montreal's Square Mile and Beyond". Books.google.com. Retrieved 2016-02-17.