The Waterloo Association: Members Area


About the Waterloo Association

An historical society for those interested in the Battle of Waterloo and the Peninsular Campaigns of the Duke of Wellington.

In 1972, the site of the Waterloo battlefield was under threat from a proposed motorway. The 8th Duke of Wellington, with help from a number of distinguished Belgian and British allies, successfully fought off the plan, but realised the need for an organisation to promote and protect the site for future generations, and so the Waterloo Association was formed.

The Waterloo Association now regularly contributes to the maintenance and preservation of existing monuments. The Association was responsible for the erection, and dedication in 2002, of a major memorial at Quatre Bras, commemorating the British and Hanoverian troops that fought and died there on 16th June 1815.

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Waterloo Association Membership Benefits

  • Free entry to The Wellington Museum at Waterloo.
  • An interesting programme of regional events and visits. Such as Waterloo and Portsmouth
  • Two talks a year in London.
  • Supports the¬†Napoleon Series¬†website which has over 20000 articles available to view.
  • The Association Journal which is published three times each year, in Spring, Summer and Winter and is posted to each member.

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Waterloo Association Events

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Provisional details for our Autumn Meeting

This event information will be updated depending on changes in the government guidelines as well as the venue own policies. Venue: The East India Club,16 St James Square London SW1Y 4LH Wednesday 18th November 2020 There will be a drinks reception 6p [...]


About my ancestor who fought in the Napoleonic Wars- YouTube Project

The New Waterloo Association You Tube Channel - a Request for contributions We are enhancing our services to members by developing our technology platform. We now have a You Tube channel. It will hold podcasts (audio recordings) and videos. Some will [...]

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