Journal 11 (2002)

The Skin Works – Bands of Brentford
by Gillian Clegg
The specialist manufacture of parchment and vellum in Brentford.

Recent archaeological excavations at Brentford Lock
by Lorraine Darton
Describes findings from the later prehistoric era to the 19th century, including evidence of  the Roman road.

An eighteenth century resident of Chiswick
by Peter Hammond
The long residence of Mrs Dorothy Ernst as a disgruntled tenant of the Duke of Devonshire in Chiswick.

An American President’s view of Brentford in 1815
by Janet MacNamara
Some records of John Quincy Adams and his family’s reports of their two year stay in Brentford.

James Clitherow of Boston Manor
by David Shavreen
The background of the first of the  Clitherow family to move to the manor of Boston in 1670.

Gunnersbury and the Rothschild Archive
by Melanie Aspey
The story of the Rothschilds at Gunnersbury and the Rothschild Archive.

Doris Mary Felmingham Yarde
by Andrea Cameron
Obituary of local historian, writer and former chairman of this Society.

Recent conservation of Monuments at St Nicholas Church
by Jane Watson
The project to restore Chaloner and Walpole memorials

The Bedford Park Society’s Archive
by Andy Walters
An account of the Society’s new scheme to provide a house log books for every houeholder in the Conservation Are.

Accidental archaeology in Grove Park, Chiswick
by Val Bott
Two chance finds of early brick provide clues to structures in the grounds of Grove House

William Hogarth’s statue
An account of the Millennium statue unveiled in Chiswick High Road.

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