Monthly archives: July, 2015

The Forgotten Naturalist: In search of Alfred Russel Wallace

Wilson, John, G., The Forgotten Naturalist: In search of Alfred Russel Wallace, Australian Scholarly Publishing Pty Ltd, Victoria, 2000.
Foreword by Professor Sir Ghillean Prance FRS
Director, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

This book is about a great man, Alfred Russel Wallace. With Charles Darwin, he was the co-discoverer of the theory of evolution by……

The Bombing of Feltham in World War II

Feltham History Group, The World War II Bombing of Feltham, Hanworth & Bedfont – A Missing Records Recovery Project, Feltham History Group, Feltham, 2015.

Based on original research by the Feltham History Group. With supporting contemporary background material of the bombing of a west London suburb, within a mile of the village of Heathrow.
Full colour……

The Loyal Lads of Feltham

Watson, P., The Loyal Lads of Feltham, Feltham Notes, Feltham, 1998.
A beautifully illustrated monograph of the town’s own fighting force of 1798.
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They Couldn’t Have Known

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A village near London is destroyed during World War Two, not by enemy action, but by the ruthless development of a civilian airport under the guise of wartime requirements. The poorest of……