- Layton’s Bequest
- Thomas Layton
- Layton’s Brentford
- Layton’s Library Project
Join the Volunteer Team
The Layton’s Library Project, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, is now recruiting a team of volunteers to work with some of the most exciting and unusual 17th and 18th century books from its collection.
Over eighteen months, the volunteer team will research and have the opportunity to create exhibitions at Hogarth’s House and Boston Manor House, contribute to the Layton Collection website, create a new print publication, help to organise a Georgian book club, support a range of workshops on paper making, book binding and marbling paper, and to act as stewards at the exhibitions themselves.
If you have a strong sense of curiosity, an interest in the past and are keen to share that with
other people in the Brentford area, then this could be the project for you!
To apply, click here
Search the book catalogue which documents Layton's collection of over 6,000 books.
View items from the collection including archaeology, maps, prints, coins, books and manuscripts
The Layton Trail
Download a walk through Victorian Brentford and discover some of Layton's legacy
Discover materials for teachers and students created by our partners
On sale – Layton’s Legacy
Purchase a beautifully illustrated book by Mike Galer, called Layton's Legacy.