57-59 High Street, TW8 0AH Originally built as residential / shops now used as shops / offices. Earliest mention of occupants is 1801 although construction may be earlier. In St Paul’s Conservation Area and Thames Policy Area History Row of c18th century houses with shop fronts. 57 (left of the picture with green fronting) at one time used by Clarnico confectioners, makers of large caramels … Continue reading 57-59 High Street
90th Birthday on Saturday: Diamond Wedding On Monday
A memorable and busy Easter is ahead for Mr H. W. (Bill) Dodge, the genial Brentford FC president. memorable because he celebrates his 90th birthday on Saturday, and because he and Mrs Dodge have their 60th wedding anniversary next Monday.
Busy because Mr Dodge will, as usual, be working in his garden and attending the game he loves – soccer. He’ll be at Griffin Park to see Walsall on Saturday, and both he and his wife will be journeying to Northampton next Tuesday for the return League game. Continue reading “What an Easter for Brentford’s President”
Queen Victoria and Prince Albert journeyed through Brentford for their honeymoon. Brentford as it looked on that occasion. Continue reading 1840 – The Marriage of Queen Victoria