Category Archives: June 2011

Sutton Court & Chiswick House

Sutton Court and Chiswick House, gardens open 10am-5pm, 12 June London Open Garden Squares weekend Between 1680 and 1700 Lord Fauconberg was creating a formal garden and park at Sutton Court. Lord Burlington bought the estate in the 1720s to add to the grounds of Chiswick House. James Wisdom, B&CLHS chairman, will show that traces […]

Summer outing, 2011

Saturday 23 July 2011 Three significant local history museum projects Valence House Museum in Barking, the new Havering Museum in Romford and the Chelmsford & Essex Museum have all seen major investment recently, the first two with Heritage Lottery Fund grants. We will visit all three to learn from what they have achieved. A discussion […]

Local History & Family History Day 2011

Saturday 4 June, 11am to 4pm, Brentford Library This annual event is provided by the Hounslow’s Local Studies Department, working in partnership with local historians. The theme this years is Pubs in and Around Brentford. As this is the centenary of the death of local antiquarian, Thomas Layton, there will also be a display about […]

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