2010

B&CLHS Lecture programme, 2010

18 January 2010
2nd Lieutenant Edgar Turner of Brentford (1895-1916) and his photographs taken during the Salonika Campaign 1916, an illustrated talk by James Marshall, Local Studies Librarian, Hounslow Library

15 February 2010
The Great West Road: how the factories got there and the strikes at Firestone 1933 and Trico 1976 by John Grigg, former Brentford Councillor & local historian, and Barbara Humphries, national committee member and Bulletin editor for Labour Heritage

15 March 2010
Kew at War, an illustrated talk by Christopher May of the Richmond Local History Society who is co-author of the publication of the same name

19 April 2010
St George’s Church, Brentford, its history, architecture and some monuments, an illustrated talk by Peter Hammond, Carolyn Hammond and Janet McNamara, who recently surveyed the church

20 September 2010
Hogarth’s House: refurbishment, re-opening and the future a talk about how the House will build links with the community and provide a new experience for visitors, by John Collins, Outreach Officer for Hogarth’s House

18 October 2010
J M W Turner and Twickenham, an illustrated talk by Catherine Parry-Wingfield, founder-chairman of the Friends of Turner’s House, describing Turner’s interest in Thames scenery in our area, and Sandy-combe Lodge in Twickenham, which he designed and built in 1812 as a country retreat.

15 November 2010
Brentford & Strand on the Green from Samuel Leigh’s Thames Panorama, an illustrated journey down the river in 1830 with Val Bott and Janet McNamara

The Society’s summer outing was to Northfleet and Gravesend, to look at two Thames side settlements and plans for their regeneration in the context of Brentford & Chiswick.