Local History Society Wins Award

Best Journal 2012 in the Greater London area

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The Brentford & Chiswick History Society has won a prize for an issue of its Journal.

The Society has announced that issue 20 of the Brentford & Chiswick Local History Journal has won the London & Middlesex Archaeological Society’s 2012 award for the best Journal in the Greater London area.

Fourteen journals were submitted by local history societies affiliated to LAMAS and seven were shortlisted for further consideration. They were judged against the following criteria – research, readability, aims and presentation.

Copies of the Society’s publications, including Journal 20, can be purchased from their book shop. The journal costs £5.00 and is 28 pages.

Articles in the issue cover working lJanuary 11, 2013stone’s strike of 1933 – and commemorations – a Georgian monument to a beloved pet and a Victorian stained glass window. It follows a Victorian minister’s life through his diary, discover snew information about Melbourne House in Bedford Park and marks the centenary of the now-closed Chiswick Hospital with a history of its work.

January 10, 2013