Competition Time

COMPETITION TIME We are running a 2021 Christmas card design competition and invite you to submit a design with an East End/Victorian theme. The winning design will be turned into Christmas cards which the WS will sell during 2021. The winning entrant will be credited on the cards and a prize of £20 will be…

Review of the February 2020 Meeting

Review of the February 2020 Meeting of The Whitechapel Society. Sue Parry Saturday 1st Feb 2020 marked a year since the Society’s meetings moved to The Crutched Friar. Unlike the first Saturday of February 2019 when most of the country was covered in snow, the weather was good. As you can imagine, this generated some…

Roy Hudd Obituary

When Roy Hudd Was Born They Broke The Mould! National Treasurer: Roy Hudd: 16/5/1938 – 15/3/2020 By Sue Parry On Monday 16th March 2020 we heard the very sad news that on the previous day Roy Hudd died after a short illness at the age of 83. Roy had been born on 16th May 1936…

Last Interim Meeting January 2020

Interim 4th January 2020 Our only interim meeting of the year. Hopefully they will resume once certain rules have been lifted. It’s better to be safe than sorry. In the wake of our trip to the Postal Museum and the exhibition on The Great Train Robbery we found ourselves in the Crutched Friar Pub for…

August journal update

A package containing the April, June and August journals went into the post today (28/07) to each overseas member.  The August journal will be despatched to UK members during the week commencing 3rd August.