Category Archives: Chiswick

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 […]

Improving Chiswick 1858-1883

7.30pm, Monday 21 November 2016, at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, Chiswick, London W4 An illustrated talk by Tracey Logan on the Chiswick Improvement Commission, our first modern form of local government. Her recent MRes in Historical Research has covered the story of a body born at a time of extraordinary local change then […]

The Garden of Hogarth’s House, past, present and future

7.30pm, Monday 16 February 2015, at the Chiswick Memorial Club, Bourne Place, London W4 an illustrated talk by Val Bott, Chairman of the William Hogarth Trust. As part of her work on the refurbishment of Hogarth’s House, she has researched the garden from its origin in the 1680s. She is now advising on its refurbishment […]

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