Chiswick links

Chiswick House Friends
Chiswick House Friends is a charitable trust that was established in 1984 to support the restoration, preservation and enhancement of Chiswick House and its gardens for the benefit of all.

Chiswick Parish Church
Includes a history of the church, pictures, notable graves and information on how to contact the archives department.
Probably the biggest community website in the UK! Run by and for local people, and one of a family of such sites in London (see also, you can sign up for a regular weekly newsletter – as nearly 14,000 people have done so far

Dukes Meadows Trust
This local conservation charity has assembled some useful historical material on this website.

Gunnersbury Park Museum
Local history museum for LBs Ealing & Hounslow, admission free. Its collections and displays cover the history of Acton, Bedfont, Brentford, Chiswick, Cranford, Ealing, Feltham, Greenford, Hanwell, Hanworth, Heston, Hounslow, Isleworth, Northolt, Perivale, Southall. See also the Friends of Gunnersbury Park and Museum

History of Chiswick
The late Gill Clegg’s web-site, packed with information from her local history publications, covering the history of Chiswick, people, places and events.

Hogarth’s House
The second home of the Hogarth family from 1749-1808, beautifully refurbished and re-presented to tell not only the story of artist William Hogarth and his friends and neighbours but that of other residents to set it into its local history context.

The Nursery Gardeners Archive
A blog by Val Bott presenting her research into nursery gardeners in Thames-side parishes, especially in Brentford and Chiswick, from about 1650. Much has been written about market gardening in the area but little about the nursery gardeners who were producing trees, hedging plants, shrubs, bulbs and seeds for the flower garden and fruit and vegetable stock for the kitchen garden.

Thames Landscape Strategy Kew to Chelsea
One of three partnerships on the Thames in Greater London, it seeks to ensure development along the river is appropriate to its setting

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