- Layton’s Bequest
- Thomas Layton
- Layton’s Brentford
- Layton’s Library Project
Research projects are gradually adding to our knowledge of Layton and our understanding of the collection. These include discoveries made during the audit of the book, map and print collections at Hounslow Library and specific research projects by Museum of London staff and others into the archaeology and ethnography collections.
Contemporary newspaper accounts of the bequest can be found 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.