The Jean Scott Memorial Lectures were inaugurated in 1995 to commemorate the life and work of Jean Scott.

The Lectures
2023 The Life and Times of H.G. Pélissier
Anthony Binns
2022 From Cinema to Film Star:The Story of the Phoenix
Rachel Kolsky
2021 A special meeting to commemorate our 50th Anniversary
2020 Making Do – Fashion in World War 2
Carol Harris
2019 Finchley Origins Part 2: From a Common to a Conurbation
Hugh Petrie
2018 Beyond the Call
John Drewry + actors
2017 The Ghost of Lily Painter
Caitlin Davies
2016 Fabulous Finchley
Paul Baker
2015 All over by Christmas
David Berguer
2014 Christmas in London
Brenda Cole
2013 Artsdepot – The First 9 Years and the Future
Keith Martin
2012 Dickens Use of the Outer Suburbs in his Novels – from Finchley to Richmond and Greenwich to Hampstead
Andrew Sanders
2011 The Finchley Society: Its first 40 years
David Smith
2010 The Restoration of Alexandra Palace after the Great Fire of 1980
Richard Loren
2009 Hampstead Garden Suburb – Place and People
Jane Blackburn
2008 Why, How and What we Conserve
Jon Finney
2007 Turn again Whittington
Brenda Cole
2006 Bizarre Barnet
Gerrard Roots
2005 Spike Milligan: Conservation Behind the Comedy
Bill Tyler
2004 Stephens House
Janett Durrant
2003 The Role of the Council in Planning the Future of Barnet
Ros Ward
2002 How the New Cabinet System is Working and how the Finchley Society can be Involved
Leo Boland
2001 The London Assembly
Brian Coleman
2000 History in the Field
Tony Rook
1999 London’s Green Belt
R W G Smith
1998 Architecture and the Arts and Crafts Movement
Peter Gotlob
1997 Forty Years On – Renewing Civic Pride
Michael Gwilliam
1996 Twenty Five Years – The Historic Face of London 
Anthony Quiney
1995 Looking Forward to the Past
Bill Tyler