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Brentford Memories

From here you can access some graphic accounts of life in Brentford during the 20th century. They are arranged in roughly chronological order.

Terry Burke, as well as providing his personal memories of growing up in Brentford from the late-1930s, has also put together a second document which provides background as to life in these times. He covers all the old imperial measures of money, weight, distance that crop up in other pieces, and also looks at the cost of living, the world of work and entertainments. Read on...

Please get in touch to contribute your Brentford memories.


Published 2006; last updated November 2022