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The A316, known in parts as the Great Chertsey Road, is a major road in England, which runs from the A315 Chiswick High Road, Turnham Green, Chiswick to join head-on the M3 motorway at Sunbury-on-Thames.
The A4 is a major road in England from Central London to Avonmouth via Heathrow Airport, Reading, Bath and Bristol.
Acton is an area of west London, England, within the London Borough of Ealing.
Alan Campbell (born 9 May 1983) is a British sculler.
Alexander Pope (21 May 1688 – 30 May 1744) was an 18th-century English poet.
Alice Arnold (born 1962) is a British broadcaster and journalist.
The terms Anglo-Catholicism, Anglican Catholicism, and Catholic Anglicanism refer to people, beliefs and practices within Anglicanism that emphasise the Catholic heritage and identity of the various Anglican churches.
Ant & Dec are an English comedy TV presenting duo, consisting of Anthony McPartlin (born 18 November 1975) and Declan Donnelly (born 25 September 1975), from Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
John Anthony Burgess Wilson, (25 February 1917 – 22 November 1993), who published under the name Anthony Burgess, was an English writer and composer.
Arthur Sanderson & Sons Ltd, now known simply as Sanderson, is a British manufacturer of fabrics and wallpaper, founded in 1860.
Artnet.com is an art market website.
The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in the decorative and fine arts that began in Britain and flourished in Europe and North America between about 1880 and 1920, emerging in Japan (the Mingei movement) in the 1920s.
Arts Educational Schools, London, commonly known as ArtsEd is an independent performing arts school based in Chiswick in the London Borough of Hounslow.
Aubrey William George Manning, OBE, FRSE, FRSB, (born 24 April 1930, London) is an English zoologist and broadcaster.
Barnes Railway Bridge is a Grade II listed railway bridge in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and the London Borough of Hounslow.
Barnes is a district in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.
Basil Dearden (born Basil Clive Dear; 1 January 1911 – 23 March 1971) was an English film director.
The Battle of Rorke's Drift, also known as the Defence of Rorke's Drift, was a battle in the Anglo-Zulu War.
The Battle of Turnham Green occurred on 13 November 1642 near the village of Turnham Green, at the end of the first campaigning season of the First English Civil War.
The Bedford Estate is an estate in central London that is owned by the Russell family, which holds the peerage title of Duke of Bedford.
Bedford Park is a suburban development in west London, England.
Brentford is a town in west London, England, historic county town of Middlesex and part of the London Borough of Hounslow, at the confluence of the River Brent and the Thames, west-by-southwest of Charing Cross.
Brentford and Chiswick was a constituency 1918 – 1974 centred on the Brentford and Chiswick districts of Middlesex which became parts of west London in 1965.
Brentford and Isleworth is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2015 by Ruth Cadbury of the Labour Party.
Brentford was a local government district in the county of Middlesex, England from 1874 to 1927.
Paul Bruce Dickinson (born 7 August 1958) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, airline pilot, entrepreneur, author and broadcaster.
BSI Group, also known as the British Standards Institution (BSI), is the national standards body of the United Kingdom.
Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (commonly referred to as C.F.A. Voysey, 28 May 1857 – 12 February 1941) was an English architect and furniture and textile designer.
Camille Pissarro (10 July 1830 – 13 November 1903) was a Danish-French Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist painter born on the island of St Thomas (now in the US Virgin Islands, but then in the Danish West Indies).
Cara Jocelyn Delevingne (born 12 August 1992) is an English model and actress.
Cask ale or cask-conditioned beer is unfiltered and unpasteurised beer which is conditioned (including secondary fermentation) and served from a cask without additional nitrogen or carbon dioxide pressure.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
Charing Cross is a junction in London, England, where six routes meet.
Charles Holland (12 March 1733 – 7 December 1769) was an English actor, born in Chiswick, the son of a baker.
Chiswick Asylum was an English asylum established by Edward Francis Tuke and his wife Mary as Manor House Asylum in Chiswick, in about 1837.
Chiswick Bridge is a reinforced concrete deck arch bridge over the River Thames in west London.
Chiswick Eyot is a narrow, uninhabited ait (river island) in the River Thames.
Chiswick House is a Palladian villa in Burlington Lane, Chiswick, west London, England.
Chiswick Park is a London Underground station in Chiswick in west London.
Chiswick railway station is on the Hounslow Loop Line in a residential part of Chiswick, London Borough of Hounslow.
Chiswick Roundabout is a major roundabout in Chiswick, West London.
Chiswick Town Hall stands on Heathfield Terrace, Chiswick, London, W4 4JN, facing Turnham Green.
Chiswick was a local government district in the county of Middlesex, England from 1858 to 1927.
Christ Church, Turnham Green is a Grade II listed Anglican church sited on the eastern half of Turnham Green in Chiswick, west London.
Circa, usually abbreviated c., ca. or ca (also circ. or cca.), means "approximately" in several European languages (and as a loanword in English), usually in reference to a date.
Clapham Junction railway station is a major railway station and transport hub near St John's Hill in south-west Battersea in the London Borough of Wandsworth.
Clifford Harper (born 13 July 1949 in Chiswick, West London) is a worker, illustrator, and militant anarchist.
Colin Andrew Firth, (born 10 September 1960), is an English actor who has received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, two BAFTA Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as the Volpi Cup for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust and published in London.
Durante degli Alighieri, commonly known as Dante Alighieri or simply Dante (c. 1265 – 1321), was a major Italian poet of the Late Middle Ages.
Two Daring-class destroyers were the very first torpedo boat destroyers ("TBDs") to be ordered for the Royal Navy, the order being placed on 27 June 1892.
Derek Ridgers (born 20 October 1950), is an English photographer with a career spanning over thirty years.
In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast, maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.
Sir Dirk Bogarde (born Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den Bogaerde; 28 March 1921 – 8 May 1999) was an English actor and writer.
The District line is a London Underground line that runs from in the east to in west London, where it splits into a number of branches.
Duke of Devonshire is a title in the Peerage of England held by members of the Cavendish family.
Duke's Meadows is a riverside park in Chiswick, London.
Edward Morgan Forster (1 January 18797 June 1970) was an English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist.
Ealing is a district of west London, England, located west of Charing Cross.
Edward the Confessor (Ēadƿeard Andettere, Eduardus Confessor; 1003 – 5 January 1066), also known as Saint Edward the Confessor, was among the last Anglo-Saxon kings of England.
An electrical telegraph is a telegraph that uses electrical signals, usually conveyed via dedicated telecommunication circuit or radio.
Elizabeth Lee McGovern (born July 18, 1961) is an American film, television, and theater actress, and musician.
The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") over, principally, the manner of England's governance.
The English landscape garden, also called English landscape park or simply the English garden (Jardin à l'anglaise, Giardino all'inglese, Englischer Landschaftsgarten, Jardim inglês, Jardín inglés), is a style of "landscape" garden which emerged in England in the early 18th century, and spread across Europe, replacing the more formal, symmetrical jardin à la française of the 17th century as the principal gardening style of Europe.
Fergal Patrick Murphy Keane OBE (born 6 January 1961) is an Irish Foreign correspondent with BBC News, and an author.
Frances Julia P. Houghton (born 19 September 1980) is an English professional rower and a member of the Great Britain Rowing Team.
Sir Francis Ronalds FRS (21 February 1788 – 8 August 1873) was an English scientist and inventor, and arguably the first electrical engineer.
Frederick Hitch, VC (29 November 1856 – 6 January 1913) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross for his actions at the Battle of Rorke's Drift, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Frederick John Vine FRS (born 17 June 1939) is an English marine geologist and geophysicist.
Fuller's Brewery (Fuller, Smith & Turner plc) is an independent, family-run regional brewery, founded in 1845 in Chiswick, West London, England.
Galileo Galilei (15 February 1564Drake (1978, p. 1). The date of Galileo's birth is given according to the Julian calendar, which was then in force throughout Christendom. In 1582 it was replaced in Italy and several other Catholic countries with the Gregorian calendar. Unless otherwise indicated, dates in this article are given according to the Gregorian calendar. – 8 January 1642) was an Italian polymath.
Gavin Charles Alexander Campbell (born 17 March 1946) is a businessman and a former actor and television presenter, mostly known for his stint on That's Life! from 1982 until its demise in 1994.
The George and Devonshire is a Grade II listed public house at Burlington Lane, Chiswick, London.
Sir George Gilbert Scott (13 July 1811 – 27 March 1878), styled Sir Gilbert Scott, was a prolific English Gothic revival architect, chiefly associated with the design, building and renovation of churches and cathedrals, although he started his career as a leading designer of workhouses.
The Golden Mile is the name given to a stretch of the Great West Road north of Brentford running west from the western boundary of Chiswick in London, United Kingdom.
Goldhawk Road is a London Underground station located in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, on the south side of Goldhawk Road, about west of Shepherd's Bush Green.
Greater London is a region of England which forms the administrative boundaries of London, as well as a county for the purposes of the lieutenancies.
The Greater London Authority (GLA) is a top-tier administrative body for Greater London, England.
Gunnersbury is a place in the London Borough of Hounslow, with its northern edge in the London Borough of Ealing, west London.
Gunnersbury is a National Rail station in Gunnersbury in London, England on the North London line.
Hammersmith is a district of west London, England, located west-southwest of Charing Cross.
Hampton Court Palace is a royal palace in the borough of Richmond upon Thames, London, England, south west and upstream of central London on the River Thames.
The Head of the River Race (HORR) is an against-the-clock ('processional') rowing race held annually on the River Thames in London, England between eights, other such races being the Schools' Head of the River Race, Women's Head of the River Race and Veterans' Head of the River Race.
Heathrow Airport (also known as London Heathrow) is a major international airport in London, United Kingdom.
Henry Edward Manning (15 July 1808 – 14 January 1892) was an English Cardinal of the Roman Catholic church, and the second Archbishop of Westminster from 1865 until his death in 1892.
The Reverend Henry Francis Cary (6 December 1772 – 14 August 1844) was a British author and translator, best known for his blank verse translation of The Divine Comedy of Dante.
High Street (or the High Street, also High Road) is a metonym for the concept (and frequently the street name) of the primary business street of towns or cities, especially in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth of Nations.
The Hogarth Roundabout is one of London's best known road junctions.
Hogarth's House is the former country home of the 18th century English artist William Hogarth in Chiswick, adjacent to the A4.
The Hounslow Loop Line is a railway line in southwest London which was opened by the London and South Western Railway in 1850.
A houseboat (different from boathouse, which is a shed for storing boats) is a boat that has been designed or modified to be used primarily as a home.
Hugh John Mungo Grant OBE (born 9 September 1960) is an English actor and film producer.
The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries.
Impressionism is a 19th-century art movement characterised by relatively small, thin, yet visible brush strokes, open composition, emphasis on accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities (often accentuating the effects of the passage of time), ordinary subject matter, inclusion of movement as a crucial element of human perception and experience, and unusual visual angles.
Boards of improvement commissioners were ad hoc urban local government boards created during the 18th and 19th centuries in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and its predecessors the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland.
Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris.
The Jacobean style is the second phase of Renaissance architecture in England, following the Elizabethan style.
Jeremy Guy Vine (born 17 May 1965) is a British presenter, broadcaster and journalist.
Sir John Betjeman (28 August 190619 May 1984) was an English poet, writer, and broadcaster who described himself in Who's Who as a "poet and hack".
Sir John Edward Thornycroft, KBE (1872–1960) was a British mechanical and civil engineer.
John Alec Entwistle (9 October 1944 – 27 June 2002) was an English bass guitarist, singer, songwriter, and film and music producer.
John I. Thornycroft & Company Limited, usually known simply as Thornycroft was a British shipbuilding firm founded by John Isaac Thornycroft in Chiswick in 1866.
Sir John Isaac Thornycroft (1843–1928) was an English shipbuilder, the founder of the Thornycroft shipbuilding company and member of the Thornycroft family.
John Loughborough Pearson (5 July 1817 – 11 December 1897) was a Gothic Revival architect renowned for his work on churches and cathedrals.
John Lowenthal (1925-2003) was a 20th-century American lawyer, civil servant, law professor, and documentary filmmaker, who defended the name and reputation of family friend Alger Hiss almost all his life.
Sir John Soane (né Soan; 10 September 1753 – 20 January 1837) was an English architect who specialised in the Neo-Classical style.
Josiah Wedgwood (12 July 1730 – 3 January 1795) was an English potter and entrepreneur.
Kathrin Romary Beckinsale (born 26 July 1973) is an English actress.
Katherine Humble (born 12 December 1968) is an English television presenter and narrator, mainly working for the BBC, specialising in wildlife and science programmes.
Kew is a suburban district in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, north-east of Richmond and west by south-west of Charing Cross; its population at the 2011 Census was 11,436.
Kew Bridge is a Grade II listed bridge over the River Thames in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and the London Borough of Hounslow.
Kew Pier is a pier on the River Thames, in London, United Kingdom.
Kew Railway Bridge (or Strand-on-the-Green Bridge) spans the River Thames in London, England, between Kew and Strand-on-the-Green, Chiswick.
Kim Wilde (born Kim Smith; 18 November 1960) is an English pop singer, author, DJ and television presenter who burst onto the music scene in 1981 with her debut single "Kids in America", which reached number two in the UK.
"The Lake Isle of Innisfree" is a twelve-line poem composed of three quatrains written by William Butler Yeats in 1888 and first published in the National Observer in 1890.
Lewis Pinhorn Wood (1848–1918) was a British landscapist and watercolourist, best known for his rural scenes of Sussex and Surrey.
This is a list of Transport for London (TfL) contracted bus routes in London, England, as well as commercial services that enter the Greater London area (except coaches).
The London Underground is a metro system in the United Kingdom that serves Greater London and the home counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire.
The London Night Bus network is a series of night bus routes that serve Greater London.
This is a list of schools in the London Borough of Hounslow, England.
A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.
The following is a list of towns in England and Wales which formed local board districts under the Public Health Act 1848 or local government districts under the Local Government Act 1858.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The London Assembly is an elected body, part of the Greater London Authority, that scrutinises the activities of the Mayor of London and has the power, with a two-thirds majority, to amend the Mayor's annual budget and to reject the Mayor's draft statutory strategies.
The London Borough of Ealing is a London Borough in west London, England, and forms part of Outer London.
The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham is a London borough partly in West London (Hammersmith, West Kensington) and partly in South West London (Fulham), and forms part of Inner London.
The London Borough of Hounslow is a London borough in West London, England, forming part of Outer London.
The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames in southwest London, England, forms part of Outer London and is the only London borough on both sides of the River Thames.
London Buses route 27 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England.
London Buses route 65 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England.
London Buses route 94 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England.
London Overground (also known simply as the Overground) is a suburban rail network serving London and its environs.
The London Plan is the statutory spatial development strategy for the Greater London area in the United Kingdom that is written by the Mayor of London and published by the Greater London Authority.
The London postal district is the area in England of to which mail addressed to the LONDON post town is delivered.
Waterloo station, also known as London Waterloo, is a central London terminus on the National Rail network in the United Kingdom, located in the Waterloo area of the London Borough of Lambeth.
Louis Napoleon Parker (21 October 1852 – 21 September 1944) was an English dramatist, composer and translator.
Lucien Pissarro (20 February 1863 – 10 July 1944) was a landscape painter, printmaker, wood engraver and designer and printer of fine books.
The M25 or London Orbital Motorway is a motorway that encircles almost all of Greater London, England (with the exception of North Ockendon), in the United Kingdom.
The M3 is a motorway that runs from Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, to Southampton, Hampshire, a distance of approximately.
The M4 corridor is an area in the United Kingdom adjacent to the M4 motorway, which runs from London to South Wales.
The M4 is a motorway which runs between London and South Wales in the United Kingdom.
Alexander Mahé Owens Drysdale (born 19 November 1978) is a New Zealand rower.
Marine art or maritime art is any form of figurative art (that is, painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture) that portrays or draws its main inspiration from the sea.
Mary Macleod (born 4 January 1969) is a British Conservative Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Brentford and Isleworth from the 2010 general election until the 2015 general election, when she was defeated by Ruth Cadbury of the Labour Party.
Mary Nightingale (born 26 May 1963) is an English newsreader and television presenter, best known for her roles within ITV, as a newsreader for ITN on ITV News, and as a presenter of the daytime cookery series Britain's Best Dish in 2011.
The Mawson Arms/Fox and Hounds is a Grade II* listed public house at 110 Mawson Row, and/or 110 Chiswick Lane South, Chiswick.
The Mayor of London is the head of the executive body of the Greater London Authority.
A meander is one of a series of regular sinuous curves, bends, loops, turns, or windings in the channel of a river, stream, or other watercourse.
Melvin Kenneth Smith (3 December 1952 – 19 July 2013) was an English comedian, writer, film director, producer, and actor.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
The Metropolitan Commission of Sewers was one of London's first steps towards bringing its sewer and drainage infrastructure under the control of a single public body.
Michael Frayn, FRSL (born 8 September 1933) is an English playwright and novelist.
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni or more commonly known by his first name Michelangelo (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564) was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance born in the Republic of Florence, who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art.
Middlesex (abbreviation: Middx) is an historic county in south-east England.
Montague Dawson RMSA, FRSA (1890–1973) was a British painter who was renowned as a maritime artist.
Mortlake is a suburban district of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames on the south bank of the River Thames between Kew and Barnes.
Motorsport or motor sport is a global term used to encompass the group of competitive sporting events which primarily involve the use of motorised vehicles, whether for racing or non-racing competition.
Acton was a local government district in Middlesex, England from 1865 to 1965.
Brentford and Chiswick was a local government district of Middlesex, England from 1927 to 1965.
Music hall is a type of British theatrical entertainment that was popular from the early Victorian era circa 1850 and lasting until 1960.
Nicholas Wiseman (2 August 1802 – 15 February 1865) was an Irish Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who became the first Archbishop of Westminster upon the re-establishment of the Catholic hierarchy in England and Wales in 1850.
Sir Nikolaus Bernhard Leon Pevsner (30 January 1902 – 18 August 1983) was a German, later British scholar of the history of art, and especially that of architecture.
The North Circular Road (officially the A406 and sometimes known as simply the North Circular or "North Circ". Two sections at its eastern end are designated A1020 and A117) is a ring road around Central London in England.
The North London line is a railway line of the London Overground, which passes through the inner suburbs of north London, England.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly to the UK Parliament.
Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.
The Old Packhorse is a Grade II listed public house at Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, London.
Oliver Cromwell (25 April 15993 September 1658) was an English military and political leader.
Ossulstone is an obsolete subdivision (hundred) covering 26.4% of – and the most metropolitan part – of the historic county of Middlesex, England.
Palladian architecture is a European style of architecture derived from and inspired by the designs of the Venetian architect Andrea Palladio (1508–1580).
Pantomime (informally panto) is a type of musical comedy stage production designed for family entertainment.
Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend (born 19 May 1945) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the lead guitarist, backing vocalist, and principal songwriter for the rock band the Who.
Peter Stephen Paul Brook, CH, CBE (born 21 March 1925) is an English theatre and film director who has been based in France since the early 1970s.
Philip David Charles Collins (born 30 January 1951) is an English drummer, singer-songwriter, record producer and actor.
Philip James de Loutherbourg RA (31 October 174011 March 1812), whose name is sometimes given in the French form of Philippe-Jacques, the German form of Philipp Jakob, or with the English-language epithet of the Younger, was a Franco-British painter who became known for his large naval works, his elaborate set designs for London theatres, and his invention of a mechanical theatre called the "Eidophusikon".
Phyllis Logan (born 11 January 1956) is a Scottish actress, known for playing Lady Jane Felsham in Lovejoy (1986–93) and Mrs Hughes (later Carson) in Downton Abbey (2010–15).
The Piccadilly line is a London Underground line that runs between in suburban north London and in the west, where it divides into two branches: one of these runs to Heathrow Airport and the other to in northwest London, with some services terminating at.
The Poor Law Amendment Act 1834 (PLAA), known widely as the New Poor Law, was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom passed by the Whig government of Earl Grey.
A poor law union was a geographical territory, and early local government unit, in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Portland stone is a limestone from the Tithonian stage of the Jurassic period quarried on the Isle of Portland, Dorset.
Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Duke of Cumberland (17 December 1619 – 29 November 1682) was a noted German soldier, admiral, scientist, sportsman, colonial governor and amateur artist during the 17th century.
A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.
Putney is a district in south-west London, England in the London Borough of Wandsworth.
Quintin Boat Club (QBC) is a rowing club based at the University of Westminster Boathouse on the River Thames, close to Chiswick Bridge in Chiswick, West London.
Rageh Omaar (Raage Oomaar; راجح عمر; born 19 July 1967) is a Somali-born British journalist and writer.
Rebecca Frayn is an English documentary film maker, screenwriter and novelist.
The Royal Horticultural Society's garden at Wisley in the English county of Surrey south of London, is one of four gardens run by the Society, the others being Harlow Carr, Hyde Hall and Rosemoor.
Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington and 4th Earl of Cork, (25 April 1694 – 4 December 1753) was an Anglo-Irish architect and noble often called the "Apollo of the Arts" and the "Architect Earl".
Richard Norman Shaw RA (7 May 1831 – 17 November 1912), sometimes known as Norman Shaw, was a Scottish architect who worked from the 1870s to the 1900s, known for his country houses and for commercial buildings.
The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.
Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex, KB, PC (11 January 1591 – 14 September 1646) was an English Parliamentarian and soldier during the first half of the 17th century.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Westminster is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in England.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), founded in 1804 as the Horticultural Society of London, is the UK's leading gardening charity.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the largest charity that saves lives at sea around the coasts of the UK, the Republic of Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man as well as on some inland waterways.
Ruth Margaret Cadbury (born 14 May 1959) is a British Labour Party politician who has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Brentford and Isleworth since gaining the seat at the 2015 general election.
The Basilica di Santa Croce (Basilica of the Holy Cross) is the principal Franciscan church in Florence, Italy, and a minor basilica of the Roman Catholic Church.
Elizabeth Sarah Greene is an English television personality.
Shaun William Keaveny is a British broadcaster who presents the breakfast show on digital radio station BBC Radio 6 Music.
Shepherd's Bush is a district of west London, England, within the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.
Simon Curtis (born 11 March 1960) is a British film director and producer.
Sophie Michelle Ellis-Bextor (born 10 April 1979) is an English singer, songwriter and model.
South Acton railway station is in the London Borough of Ealing in South Acton, west London.
South Acton in Acton, west London, is west of Charing Cross.
The South Circular Road (formally the A205 and often simply called the South Circular) in south London, England, is a major road that runs from the Woolwich Ferry in the east to the Chiswick Flyover in the west via Catford, Dulwich, Clapham Common, Wandsworth and Kew Bridge.
South West is a constituency represented in the London Assembly.
South Western Railway (SWR) is an English train operating company owned by FirstGroup (70%) and MTR Corporation (30%) that operates the South Western franchise.
Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, England.
St Michael and All Angels is a Grade II* listed Church of England parish church in Bedford Park, Chiswick.
St Nicholas Church, Chiswick is a Grade II* listed Anglican church in Church Street, Chiswick, London, near the River Thames.
Stamford Brook is a London Underground station on the eastern edge of Chiswick in west London.
Staveley Road is a road in Chiswick in the London Borough of Hounslow.
Strand-on-the-Green is an area of Chiswick in west London.
The Tabard Theatre is an intimate, 96 seat theatre located in Chiswick in the London Borough of Hounslow.
Sir Terence Mervyn Rattigan, CBE (10 June 191130 November 1977) was a British dramatist.
The Boat Race is an annual rowing race between the Oxford University Boat Club and the Cambridge University Boat Club, rowed between men's and women's open-weight eights on the River Thames in London, England.
The stretch of the River Thames between Mortlake and Putney in London, England is a well-established course for rowing races, most famously the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The Rape of the Lock is a mock-heroic narrative poem written by Alexander Pope.
The Tabard (previously known as the Tabard Hotel) is a Grade II* listed pub in Bedford Park, Chiswick, London.
The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964.
Thomas Bentley (1731–1780) was an English manufacturer of porcelain, known for his partnership with Josiah Wedgwood.
Thriller film, also known as suspense film or suspense thriller, is a broad film genre that involves excitement and suspense in the audience.
Tideway Scullers School is a rowing club on the Tideway of the River Thames next to Chiswick Bridge in Chiswick, London.
Timothy James Carrington Foster, MBE (born 19 January 1970) is an English rower.
Anthony Francis Arbour JP AM (born 30 August 1945), commonly known as Tony Arbour, is a British Conservative Party politician, a member of the London Assembly representing South West London and a former Richmond councillor.
Turnham Green is a public park situated on Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, London.
Turnham Green is a London Underground station in Chiswick of the London Borough of Hounslow, west London.
Ugo Foscolo (6 February 1778 in Zakynthos10 September 1827 in Turnham Green), born Niccolò Foscolo, was an Italian writer, freemason, revolutionary and poet.
The 2015 United Kingdom general election was held on 7 May 2015 to elect 650 members to the House of Commons.
University of London Boat Club (ULBC or UL) is the rowing club for the University of London with membership open to students of all of its constituent Colleges.
The V-2 (Vergeltungswaffe 2, "Retribution Weapon 2"), technical name Aggregat 4 (A4), was the world's first long-range guided ballistic missile.
Vanity Fair is an English novel by William Makepeace Thackeray which follows the lives of Becky Sharp and Emmy Sedley amid their friends and families during and after the Napoleonic Wars.
A vestry was a committee for the local secular and ecclesiastical government for a parish in England and Wales, which originally met in the vestry or sacristy of the parish church, and consequently became known colloquially as the "vestry".
Victim is a 1961 British suspense film directed by Basil Dearden, starring Dirk Bogarde and Sylvia Syms.
Viscount Fauconberg, of Henknowle in the Bishopric of Durham, was a title in the Peerage of England held by the head of the Belasyse family.
The W (Western and Paddington) postcode area, also known as the London W postcode area is a group of postcode districts covering part of central and part of west London, England.
William Butler Yeats (13 June 186528 January 1939) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature.
William Douglas Caröe (1857–1938) was a British architect, particularly of churches.
The wards and electoral divisions in the United Kingdom are electoral districts at sub-national level represented by one or more councillors.
Westminster Millennium Pier is a pier on the River Thames, in the City of Westminster in London, UK.
The Hon. William Douglas-Home (3 June 1912 – 28 September 1992) was a British dramatist and politician.
William Hogarth FRSA (10 November 1697 – 26 October 1764) was an English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, social critic, and editorial cartoonist.
William Kent (c. 1685 – 12 April 1748) was an eminent English architect, landscape architect and furniture designer of the early 18th century.
William Makepeace Thackeray (18 July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was a British novelist and author.
William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was an English textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.