Local History

Buried in a churchyard on Ham Common, Hesba Stretton was a prominent Victorian author who…

TRUMPETER’S HOUSE Trumpeter’s House lies between the Thames and Richmond Green on the historic grounds…

What was it like to live through the Second World War in Richmond? As well…

The name Christmas comes from Christes Maesse. In mediaeval times, the festivities ran from Christmas…

Mediaeval Richmond

The Manor of Richmond was known as Shene until 1501, when Henry VII changed its…

George Eliot (1819 – 1880), one of the leading Victorian women writers, was the author…