Brentford & Chiswick Local History Journal 27
A4, 32 pages Price £5.00
Articles with a sporting themes cover Cricket on Victorian Turnham Green, The First Open Table Tennis Tournament at Chiswick Town Hall and a 1930s BBC outside broadcast of the Boat Race from Chiswick. Two biographical pieces on local men describe Charles Cornish, the Naturalist on the Thames, and William Roe, formerly the Society’s vice-chairman. Accounts of the recent restoration of the Brentford Monument and the shameful treatment of Sarah’s Trimmer’s Industrial School for Girls in Brentford complete the contents of this issue.
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