The Trust is registered as The Layton Memorial and Museum Trust, charity number 801711.

Our charitable objects are as follows:

  • the promotion of the education of the public in the objects of natural history, archaeology and science by the public exhibition of a collection of objects, specimens, books and prints of antiquity, natural history, art, archaeology and science, and
  • the extension, enhancement, conservation and maintenance of the said collection


James Wisdom (Chairman)
Andrea Cameron
Cllr Mel Collins
Jon Cotton
Cllr Sam Hearn
Cllr Guy Labert
Janet McNamara
Cllr Myra Savin
Howard Simmons

The trustees meet regularly to oversee the care and management of the collection. Agendas and minutes of our meetings can be found on Hounslow Council’s web-site


The team working on the Layton’s Library project is:
Frances Ames-Lewis, Virginia Bruno, Carolyn Friston, Adam Grounds, Janet McNamara, Catherine McDonnell and Isabel Monasch and the project co-ordinator is Sarah Hutton.

Participants in a web training day for Layton’s Legacy workers and volunteers,and Brentford & Chiswick Local History Society committee members, Feb 2007

A small team supported the HLF-funded Layton’s Legacy project: Val Bott, Stephen Browne, Sally-Ann Coxon, Paul Fitzmaurice, Christine Hayek, Jennifer Hunt, Janet McNamara. The project was managed first by Mike Galer and subsequently by Hazel Dakers.