Here are some links to sites that are in some way connected to Walthamstow.

If you would like to suggest more, please contact Daniel email

The Vestry House Museum could help many people with their enquiries.
Would it be possible to create a link to the Vestry House museum - specifically the local studies library and Vestry House Archives?

Mara Roberts

Marketing & Audience Development Officer - William Morris Gallery and Vestry House Museum
Tel. 020 8496 4391 - email:

The Waltham Forest Council - General information on the Waltham Forest Area

The Waltham Forest News
This is Waltham Forest Council's fortnightly newspaper that keeps you up to date with all the latest Council and community news.
Waltham Forest Memories
Walthamstow, Chingford, Leyton & Leytonstone Memories... under the same "umbrella"..!
Walthamstow Historical Society
Studies, meetings and books on local history

Waltham Forest Family History Society
was founded in 1978 to bring together and to encourage people with an interest in family history and genealogy. A small but friendly society that caters for all those with South West Essex ancestry who might live at a distance, and for those who live locally but whose ancestors came from elsewhere.

Walthamstow Village E17 Guide - A Useful guide packed with local information & events.

Waltham Forest Oral History Workshop
WFOHW began its work in 1983 and now has more than 600 recordings of life in Leyton, Leytonstone, Walthamstow and Chingford in north-east London

Waltham Forest Oral History Workshop

The Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum (formerly "The Lea Valley Experience Museum" - A Unique museum of pioneering achievements in Road, Rail, Air, River, Sea Transport and Industry in the Lea Valley from the early 1800's that have since been forgotten.

The Markhouse Drama Club (MDC)
was based at the Mark House Secondary School in Walthamstow, from 1955 to 1977, it offered the local young people a wide range of performing arts activities and experiences - along with a great deal of friendship and fun!
The MDC would welcome any photographs, programmes, scripts and other memorabilia from productions, or of the school, for use on the website

The Guardian - Waltham Forest Edition
- Read the latest news

The William Morris Gallery - Collections on William Morris's life, work and influence
The Walthamstow Residents Association - A local community group of the Walthamstow Village
The Walthamstow War Memorial Project - Good place to lookup for men who died at War
Walthamstow Scene - Celebrating life, love and rock 'n' roll in E17, by Nick Bason
Walthamstow History - Richard Dunn's site with stories and pictures on old & new Walthamstow
WACC - Walthamstow Amateur Cinevideo Club - The only film-making left in Walthamstow...
Exploring East London - Info on "The Village"
The Old Monovians - Those who attended Sir George Monoux School in Walthamstow
Walthamstow Avenue FC - A site on the history of Walthamstow Avenue FC...
Walthamstow Rangers FC - A site on the history of Walthamstow Rangers FC...

Ensign Cameras - History page
Europe's biggest camera & film factory was in Fulbourne Road, Walthamstow, in the early part of the 1900s...
(currently off-line)

A Museum Finder (Old radios but not only that...) Looking for an old radio?

HMS MARTIN G44 - Young men who gave their life for us in WW2

The Francis Frith Collection - If you'd like to buy Historic photos, maps & books on Walthamstow

Other sites of ancestry/genealogy, etc... interest
(records on Censuses, Birth, Marriage, Death, Military, etc.. ):
Waltham Forest Archives and Local Studies Library - Archives at Vestry House Museum - Create & maintain your family tree...
The Genealogist - Search online records...
The Official 1911 Census site - Search online the 1911 UK Census
FindMyPast - Start building your family tree...
UK Census Online A good place to start, especially for beginners...
FamilyTreeTemplates - Loads of FREE forms for your family tree...
Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Genealogy - Mark Orwig's Blog
How to Get Started on Your Family Tree - Claire Mitchell's Blog
Guide to Genealogy - A useful guide for beginners...
The S&N Genealogy Supplies - Software, CDs, Books, etc...

Link to WritItNow! If you are or want to become a writer... here's a super software full of tools to help you organize your ideas, scenes, characthers... the whole lot! You can try it free (and the price is very reasonable).

Other sites by John Knowles:

The Noël Coward Society The Noël Coward FoundationThe Sir Noël Coward Official Site
The Sir Noël Coward Official Site (uk) The Music of Noël Coward
The Lathom Park TrustSavoire Faire - Gypsy Jazz
Rob Jackson Fotos Must Close Saturday RecordsMichael King Paintings
The 4heads The Music of Julian Slade

Other sites by Daniel J. Quinn:

Daniel's personal siteDaniel's on-line shop (italian) • Daniel's Calligraphy site (italian)
World Bands & Venues Project