This article by Stephen Gilburt was first published by The
Enfield Society in newsletter 173, Spring 2009.
Forty Hall was built between 1629 and 1633 for Sir Nicholas
Rainton (or Raynton), who was Lord Mayor of London in 1632. Forty
Hall was owned by members of the Meyer family from 1799 and by
members of the Bowles family from 1895, before being sold to Enfield
Council in 1951. The house is usually open to visitors from Wednesday
to Sunday, free of charge.
Our AGM was originally planned for June but moved to this date due to coronavirus. We hope our speaker, Nick Dines, will still be available to address the meeting. Doors open 7.30pm. All members welcome. Our speaker this year will be Nick Dines, Managing Director Concilio, who will be talking...
Talk by Nick Dobson. The Sixties saw London cast off the gloom of the post-war years and transform into the bright, swinging centre of style and culture. This illustrated timeline will provide a reminder of that groovy, swinging decade!