Historic Local Connections With The Gunpowder Industry

A talk organised by the West London Postcard Club

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A talk by James Marshall, Local Studies Librarian, Hounslow Library will be held at Chiswick Town Hall on October 17 from 7.15pm to 10.15pm on the subject of gunpowder.

He will talk about how gunpowder was made at the mills on Hounslow Heath and how Curtis and Harvey of Hounslow came to dominate the British gunpowder industry, owning powder mills all over the country.

Postcard dealers this evening are club members.

Chiswick Town Hall, Heathfield Terrace, W4 4JN
Doors open at 7.15 for 8pm. Entry: members £1.50, non-members £3.


Saturday 25th October 2014 10.15am to 4pm

Chiswick Town Hall, Heathfield Terrace, W4 4JN

Admission £2. Refreshments available.

Organised by The West London Postcard Club, with 35 stalls of postcards and paper collectables.

Buy from top dealers from around the country, with a huge range of postcards old and modern, as well as stamps, ephemera and cigarette cards, at prices well below what you might pay on eBay. And you may have some good spare cards they will want to buy.

The West London Postcard Club meets monthly at Chiswick Town Hall, with interesting talks and visiting dealers. Visitors and new members welcome.

Enquiries: 01372 725883 or 020 8892 5712


October 14, 2014