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Brentford Dock & Railway – a hidden gem, 21 October 2019

7.30pm, Monday 21 October 2019 at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, London W4 2EL An illustrated talk on this major trans-shipment point for goods between railway, Thames and canal by David Shailes, local historian and Dock resident. He will describe its building, operation, expansion and closure as well as its rebirth in the 20th […]

The Changing Face of Brentford, 16 September 2019

7.30pm, Monday 16 September 2019, at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, London W4 2EL In this illustrated talk Janet McNamara, our Vice-Chairman, will use historical images to show how the town of Brentford has repeatedly been re-born over the last three centuries.

Remembering the Chiswick V2, 8 September 2019

Two wreaths of seasonal flowers were placed at the V2 memorial in Staveley Road, Chiswick, on 8 September at the actual time of the V2’s devastatingly destructive landing – 18.44. The Society has brought flowers every year since the unveiling of the memorial, a joint project of the Society with the Battlefields Trust, in 2004. […]

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