An American President in Ealing - The John Quincy Adam Diaries 1815-1817

Little Ealing History Group Authors Book on John Quincy Adams

It’s not Brentford, but it is next door and does refer to Brentford. It’s also a very well produced book that is attractive.

The Little Ealing History Group has published a unique local history book based on the diaries of John Quincy Adams, a leading nineteenth-century American statesman and diplomat. A serious man with a strong sense of public duty, he was elected the sixth President of the United States in 1825. Between 1815 and 1817 he served as the United States representative in Great Britain and lived with his family at Little Boston House on the border of Ealing and Brentford in West London. Continue reading