Journal 4 (1985) £2.00

Brentford & Chiswick Local History Journal 4
A4, 24 pages Price £2.00

Some articles from this edition are reproduced elsewhere on this website.

The developer of the area west of Gunnersbury Station William John Tomlinson, a Chiswick builder 1785-1893 by Michael A Tomlinson, a lost activity from the local economy: Some Chiswick Nursery Gardens by E J Willson, Val Bott and James Wisdom, Riverside Crafts and Industries by James Wisdom and, from the Thornycoft boat-building business, John Donaldson and his family by Humphrey Arthure. Some municipal history: Entertainments at Chiswick Town Hall 1876-99 by Val Bott and Chiswick’s Municipal Stables by Geoffrey Bowles with two articles on local labour history: George Haley’s Brentford Election Campaigns 1899-1905 by John Grigg and The Tram Strike of 1909 by John Grigg. Finally The Victoria County History of Middlesex by Tim Baker, the huge research project which led to the founding of ouir society in 1958.

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