Records of Barking Town Club, 1905-1991

Object number



January 1905 – January 1st, 1991


5 boxes




This collection comprises the minute books (1911-1972), a letter book (1922-1930), member registers (1909-1986), a visitor's book (1928-1955), accounts and receipts (1905-1975), insurance policies (1929-1957), plans of the premises (1977-1986), a photograph album (1966) and papers of the Social Secretary (1987-1991) of the Barking Town Club.


Barking Town Club, situated at 24 East Street, Barking was established to provide a place for business men to meet in 1905. The premises of the club moved to 47 Axe Street, Barking in 1966.

Conditions governing access

Open to research.

Conditions governing reproduction

At the discretion of the Borough Archivist.


Catalogued by Clare Sexton, Assistant Archivist in accordance with ISAD(G).

Looking for records

This material can be accessed by appointment in our reading room, which is situated in the Visitor’s Centre at Valence House Museum. To make an appointment please email: or telephone 020 8227 2033

One thought on “Records of Barking Town Club, 1905-1991

  1. I am trying to find out when my Grandfather was President of the Barking Town Club. His name was Stephen Arthur Jewers and was the first Town Clerk for Barking.

    Thank you kindly
    Claire Guppy

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Start dateJanuary 1905
End dateJanuary 1st, 1991