The autumn issue of Wandsworth Historian:
- celebrates the time seventy years ago when tree-filled Battersea Park played host to the Festival of Britain’s wonderful Pleasure Gardens.
- contains a tribute to Stanley Stevens, who was a noteworthy Wandsworth topographer between the wars
- describes the time when the Borough provided safe haven for an exiled Czechoslovak prime minister
- glimpses inside a highly decorated parlour in an artist’s brand-new home in Putney in the 1870s.
The Wandsworth Historian is published by the Wandsworth Historical Society, and copies are available price £3.00 plus £2.00 for postage and packing from WHS, 119 Heythorp Street, London SW18 5BT or by emailing email@example.com. Cheques payable to ‘Wandsworth Historical Society’, please, though on-line payment is preferred.
Wandsworth Historical Society: www.wandsworthhistory.org.uk
The next Society talk is on 24 September:
Growing up in war-time Battersea by Carol Rahn
Members will receive the link to the meeting by email.
The Society welcomes guests – To obtain the link to the meeting please send an email to: