Publications

All prices include postage. Reduced prices apply to books sold at meetings.

Bradmore House, Hammersmith

Bradmore House

Bradmore House

Keith Whitehouse. Built some 300 years ago, most of the house has been demolished (or used in part as a bus depot). But the baroque façade was turned from East to West and has been well restored.

26pp, illustrated. £4.50

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Fulham Bridge, 1729-1886

Fulham Bridge

Fulham Bridge

G and M Dewe. The predecessor of Putney Bridge. Fulham’s oldest street, the High Street, leads down to the Thames where a wooden toll bridge was constructed in 1729.

147pp, illustrated. £4.50

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Fulham’s Historian: a biographical sketch of Charles James Fèret, 1854-1921

Fulham's Historian

Fulham’s Historian

Michael Dewe. Fèret was the author of “Fulham Old and New”, in three volumes, published in 1900.

35pp, illustrated. £2.

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Fulham in the Second World War 

Fulham in the Second World War

Fulham in the Second World War

Leslie Hasker.

A new edition of this popular title first published in 1984.

£6

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Hammersmith and Fulham Pubs.

Images of London Series

Chris Amies, 2004.

127 pp, numerous b&w illustrations.  £14.50

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Hammersmith Bridge

Hammersmith Bridge

Hammersmith Bridge

Charles Hailstone. The first Hammersmith Bridge, the first suspension bridge over the Thames, was built in 1827 and reconstructed in 1887.

72pp, illustrated. £4.

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A History of Hammersmith

Philip Whitting (ed.). Fourteen contributors have written on various aspects of Hammersmith’s history.

A History of Hammersmith

A History of Hammersmith

273pp, illlustrated. £4.50

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Isaac le Gooch, King’s Jeweller and Latymer Benefactor

William Wheatley. Isaac le Gooch, who lived in Upper Mall, was Court Jeweller to Charles II and a benefactor of Latymer School.

30pp, illustrated. £1.50.

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Ladybirds on the Wall

Ladybirds on the Wall

Ladybirds on the Wall

Barbara Denny. Memories of growing up in West Kensington, 1920-40.

59pp, illustrated. £3.

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Leigh Hunt and his family in Hammersmith

Molly Tatchell. This distinguished writer lived the last few years of his life in Rowan Road.

102pp, illustrated. £3.50

Manbré: 100 Years of Sugar Refining in Hammersmith, 1874-1974

Manbre

Manbre

Jeanne Stoddard. The sugar refinery was actually sited just inside the boundary of the former Metropolitan Borough of Fulham.

56pp, illustrated. £2.

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Medicine in the Parish of Fulham from the 14th Century: Fulham Hospital 1884-1959

Medecine in the Parish of Fulham

Medecine in the Parish of Fulham

A L Wyman. The hospital was bombed in WWII but continued until 1959 when bit by bit the old buildings were replaced by the new Charing Cross Hospital, which moved from WC2.

160pp, illustrated. £3.

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Memories of a London Childhood [In the North End Road, Fulham]

Memories of a London Childhood

Memories of a London Childhood

Dorothy Ash. Mrs Ash ‘was born in the last summer of the 19th century in a small house in Fulham’ and lived in Fulham until she was thirty-three.

32pp, illustrated. £2

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The Pauper’s Paradise: Poor Relief in Hammersmith, 1899-1907

The Pauper's Paradise

The Pauper’s Paradise

Anne Connelly. A new Hammersmith Workhouse, opened in 1905, was dubbed ‘the Pauper’s Paradise’ by local newspapers on the grounds that the accommodation was too good. It is now part of Hammersmith Hospital.

28pp, illustrated. £1.50.

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Personalities of Fulham and Hammersmith

Personalities of Fulham and Hammersmith

Personalities of Fulham and Hammersmith

EJ Willson. Short biographies of 450 people, famous and less well-known, who have lived in the area.

68pp, illustrated. £4.50

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The Quest of the Golden Lion

The Quest of the Golden Lion

The Quest of the Golden Lion

John J Murray. In Fulham High Street stands a Golden Lion public house built in 1893. The author has traced the history of earlier buildings on the site over five hundred years.

80pp, illustrated. £3.50

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Ravenscourt

Rosamund Vercoe. The house in the park, dating back to the 14th Century, was destroyed by bombing in 1941. The story of the park and the lost house remain of historical interest.

50pp, illustrated. £4

Seventeenth Century Taxation in Hammersmith

P E Jones. Tax assessments of 1693/4 provide the earliest list of Hammersmith residents.

30pp. £1.50.

West London Nursery Gardens

West London Nursery Gardens

West London Nursery Gardens

E J. Willson. 164 pp. Illustrated.  £10.50

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Charlotte Sulivan (1824-1911): ‘The best friend we have’

Charlotte Sulivan

Charlotte Sulivan

Sue Pierson. 80 pp, illustrated. £6.00

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Bishop Creighton House 1908-2008

Bishop Creighton House

Bishop Creighton House

John Sheppard. 150 pp. Illustrated. £6.50

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New this year

Peterborough House

Peterborough House

Peterborough House

Sue Pierson.  The story of an historic and now demolished house that stood on the eponymous estate.

72pp Illustrated. £7.50

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TO PURCHASE

Please contact:
Sonia Crutchlow
29 Ellerby Street
London SW6 6EX

Mail order only. Cheque payable to ‘Fulham and Hammersmith Historical Society’ with order, please. No callers.

33% trade discount.

A selection of pictures, postcards and maps is available at meetings

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