Author Archives: Val

Autumn Programme 2019

Details of our autumn programme will be mailed to members at the end of August. The meetings will take place on Mondays 16 September, 21 October, 18 November and 16 December 2019 at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, London W4 2EL

Annual General Meeting 20 May 2019

7.30pm, Monday 20 May 2019, at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, London W4 2EL Following the business meeting there will be short talks by 3 members. Janet McNamara will share details from the diary of a Brentford girl shortly before World War I, Christabel Ames-Lewis will present reminiscences of Marion Wenbourne (1917-2018) who came […]

The Intriguing History of Hounslow Heath

7.30pm, Monday 15 April 2019, at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, London W4 2EL Howard Simmons, a Hounslow Heritage Guide, presents an illustrated talk about this strategic and substantial open space – its archaeology, its industrial, social and military history, its links to Magna Carta, the sword factories and gunpowder mills and early aviation […]