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Putney is a middle-class district in the London Borough of Wandsworth. It is located 5.1 miles (8.2 km) south west of Charing Cross.

Putney is situated on the southern bank of the Thames opposite Fulham. At St. Mary's Church, Putney in 1647, representatives of the New Model Army held the so-called Putney Debates on the constitutional future of England.

The University Boat Race, first raced for in 1829 in Henley-on-Thames, has had Putney as its starting point since 1845. Since 1856 it has been an annual event, beginning at the University Stone, just upstream from Putney Bridge. Several rowing clubs are based on the Thames there, including London Rowing Club, Thames Rowing Club, Imperial College Boat Club and Vesta Rowing Club.


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Mon 2nd Oct 2017
18:45
Cromwell Room, St Mary Church, 1 Putney High Street SW15 1SN
With guest speaker:
Miriam Killoughery
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