Talk by Valerie Boyes on Monuments and Memorials at St Mary Magdalene’s, Richmond

Date(s) - Monday 15 January 2018
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Duke Street Church

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Samuel Paynter memorial

Memorial to Samuel Paynter (1774 –1844), landowner and High Sheriff of Surrey. The memorial is by Edward Hodges Baily R.A., who also sculpted Nelson on Nelson’s column.

*** This event is free to members. Non-members are very welcome and will be invited to pay £4 on the door. We don’t sell advance tickets – there is no need to book as the venue has plenty of space and you can be sure to find a seat.

Valerie Boyes has taught and lectured in history in schools and colleges abroad, in the UK and locally. She was the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames’ advisor for history in schools from 1992 to 1994.

Valerie was on the steering group which set up the Museum of Richmond and chaired the Museum’s Board of Trustees from 2008 to 2013. She is the author of history textbooks and has researched and written on the history of Richmond.

Valerie will be talking about her recent research on the monuments and memorials at Richmond’s historic parish church.

Memorial to the author “Miss Braddon”