West London Local History Conference 30 March 2019

It is not too late to book a place at this excellent annual conference. The consortium of 10 local history and family history societies will be providing its usual day of high quality history, in a comfortable modern lecture theatre with a cafe, easy parking and excellent public transport. The flier has details of how to book by post, or for last minute bookings email the society at info@brentfordandchiswicklhs.org.uk. All welcome!

London Stile and Style Hall Mansion, 18 March 2019

Style Hall Mansion in the 1880s

7.30pm, Monday 18 March 2019,
at the Chiswick Memorial Club,
Bourne Place, London W4 2EL

London Stile was a hamlet on the Chiswick/ Brentford border, a landmark on the road to the West. It disappeared as the suburb grew and today only Stile Hall Gardens preserves the name. In this illustrated talk Janet McNamara and Val Bott will describe the houses and their residents, with a little Victorian scandal thrown in for good measure!

How the Glebe Estate was Born, 18 February 2019

The estate on the 25in OS map of 1893

7.30pm, Monday 18 February 2019,
at the Chiswick Memorial Club,
Bourne Place, London W4 2EL

In “How the Glebe Estate was born & its role in Chiswick’s Labour history” Chiswick historians and Glebe Estate residents Tracey Logan and Richard Szwagrzak offer an illustrated account of its early history and its architecture