Category Archives: Gunnersbury Park Museum

Sir John Maynard’s 1690 funeral, online talk, 7pm, 12 October

There are still some tickets available for James Wisdom’s online talk about the remarkable mourning and funeral of Sir John Maynard in October 1690. Part of the autumn London Luminaries programme – the talk is free though donations are welcomed. Book on Ticketsource Maynard was effectively the Lord Chancellor and his much younger widow was […]

Discovering the Women of the Gunnersbury Estate, Kathryn Rooke 18 October 2021

Discovering the Women of the Gunnersbury Estate, an online talk, 7.30pm, Monday, 18 October Kathryn Rooke is the Archivist at Gunners-bury Park Museum. She will present this illustrated talk about some of the extraordinary women who have been associated with the Gunnersbury estate over almost a thousand years. As usual, this talk will be free, […]

A Community of Gardeners 1670-1800, 12 October 2021, 6.30pm

This online talk, promoted by Gunnersbury Park Museum, will last about an hour The landscape in our part of West London was defined by walled garden plots. Val Bott has studied the innovative nursery gardening families, linked by friendship, expertise, business and marriage, and will share her recent research. Book your place in advance through […]

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