Local History

richmond in the 17th century article in Living In Richmond, Kew & East Twickenham magazine

In the early 17th century, Richmond was slowly becoming a self-contained village, though it was…

Buses in George Street Richmond in Living In Magazines

A brief history of buses, trams and trolleybuses in Richmond The first horse-drawn bus service…

Tea house burned down in Kew Gardens in Living In Magazines article

The suffragette movement was very active locally, but the destruction of orchids and the arson…

Turner at Sandycombe Lodge in Living In Richmond, Kew & East Twickenham magazine

JMW Turner is arguably our greatest landscape artist. Turner was born on 23 April 1775…

Christmas traditions article in Living In Magazines

The history of Christmas traditions. Most December 25th traditions are far less Christian and much…

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