Brentford Then and Now

Brentford Then and Now

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The photographs in this book span just over 100 years but show such major changes that it is sometimes difficult to recognise that the modern views and pictures are the same place. The pace of change has accelerated over the last fifty years and is set to change further if the rumours that the church is scheduled for demolition are true. Many of the photographs were taken by Fred Turner, who, for forty years, was the town's librarian and a keen amateur photographer and local historian. The book comparing Brentford's past and present will, it is hoped, encourage people to take an interest in the area's rich heritage and more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 165 x 235 x 10mm | 230g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0752438204
  • 9780752438207
  • 1,208,097

About David G. Hammond

The author, using uses library material in the main and her own 'now' images. She is an experienced and well-connected librarian and has written a number of books for Tempus including one of the first images more