Chiswick fire station opens 1891. The fire station opened in 1891, but the shops either side had been there for fifty years or more. Shop assistants and apprentices lived with the family above the shop. The baker, tailor, saddler, hairdresser and builder might also be volunteer firemen, as there was only one paid officer.
London tradesmen. 17th-century artwork of twelve London trades depicted in a religious pamphlet a group of nonconformist dissenting Protestant denominations that arose in the 16th and 17th centuries. The trades illustrated are: confectioner, smith, shoemaker, tailor, saddler, porter, boxmaker, soap boiler, glover, meal-man (a dealer in flour), chicken-man, and button-maker. Published in London in 1647