The Layton Collection

The Trust is registered as The Layton Collection, charity number 801711.

Our charitable objects are as follows:

  • To promote 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


The trustees meet regularly to oversee the care and management of the collection

Cllr Mel Collins
Jon Cotton
Cllr Sam Hearn
Cllr Guy Lambert
Janet McNamara
Howard Simmons
Cllr Corinna Smart
Lorelei Watson(Treasurer)
James Wisdom (Chair)



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

This group worked on the collection and on the web-site during the HLF-funded project:

Val Bott
Sally-Ann Coxon
Paul Fitzmaurice
Christine Hayek
Jennifer Hunt
Janet McNamara