Journal 18 (2009)

Chiswick’s tank
by David Fletcher
The story of the WW1 tank awarded to Chiswick in recognition of their fund raising for the war effort.

The Duke of Devonshire’s menagerie
by Gillian Clegg
The 6th Duke of Devonshire kept exotic birds and animals at Chiswick House, including kangaroos,
emus, an elephant and a giraffe.

The Brentford Monument
by Diana Willment
The tale of Brentford Monument, first erected on Ferry Wharf in 1909, moved twice and now
on the High Street.

Some Bedford Park myths and misunderstandings
by D W Budworth
The author examines and corrects some of the mis-statements about Bedford Park’s origins and layout.

Some nursery gardeners of Strand on the Green
by Val Bott
The story of three gardening families, the Masters, the Parkers and the Woodmans.

Christopher Clitherow
by David Shavreen

David Shavreen 1921-2008
Remembering a Brentford historian

Thomas Harriott: the First Man to Map the Moon
by Carolyn Hammond
A note on the 400th anniversary of Harriott’s achievement

Col Clitherow’s Box and the Brentford UDC Smoke Book
Carolyn Hammond describes two new acquisitions for the Chiswick Local Studies Collection

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