Law and Order in West London's History

Book Now for the 34th West London Local History Conference

Provisional Programme:

9.30 am: Doors Open for viewing of sponsoring societies' stalls;

10 am: Welcome by Val Bott, Chair of the co-ordinating committee.

10.05: West London Crime at the Old Bailey, 1674-1913 by Bob Shoemaker, University of Sheffield and co-director of Old Bailey on-line.

10.55: Coffee

11.25: The Highwaymen of Hounslow Heath; by Andrea Cameron, Vice President, Hounslow & District History Society.

11.55: Football, Fairs and Fun: Suppressing Public Nuisances; by Christopher May, Chairman, Richmond Local History Society.

12.45 pm: Lunch

2.00 pm: "Just Deserts" Historical Documents on the Theme of Law and Order Read by Membersof the Organising Committee.

2.30: Behind Bars - A History of Wandsworth Prison; by Stewart McLoughlin, Hon. Curator, Wandsworth Prison Museum.

3.15: Tea

3.45: Dear Boys and Fassy Ole' Pots: Feltham's Industrial School and its Successors; by James Marshall, Hounslow Library Service Local Studies Librarian.

4.25 pm: Summary of the Day's Proceedings

4.30 pm: Conference Ends.

Morning Coffee and Afternoon Tea are included in the ticket price, but participants should organise their own lunches.

You are welcome to bring a picnic lunch. 

January 20, 2014