Category Archives: Brentford

A Victory to Remember: the Trico Folberth Equal Pay Strike, 15 October 2018

7.30pm, Monday 15 October 2018, at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, London W4 2EL An illustrated talk by Sally Groves, co-author of a new book on this 21-week strike in 1976. Sally was one of 400 women striking to win equal pay with their male counterparts. Trico-Folberth, an American multinational producer of windscreen wipers […]

Tracing Convict Lives from West London using the Digital Panopticon, 1780-1925

7.30pm, Monday 24 April 2017, at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, Chiswick, London W4 A presentation and demonstration by Bob Shoemaker, Professor of British History, University of Sheffield & co-founder of the Old Bailey Proceedings Online. The Digital Panopticon project is tracing the lives of 90,000 convicts sentenced at the Old Bailey to transportation […]

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