Richmond History 38 (2017): Journal of The Richmond Local History Society

The 38th issue of our annual journal, Richmond History, was published in May 2017.

In this issue:

      • Tony Adler tells us about Bishop Bryan Duppa, who endowed almshouses in Richmond
      • John Moses gives an account of the Georgian painter Zoffany’s links with Kew
      • Stephen Harrison discusses another painter who was inspired by Richmond, his mother Mary Kent Harrison, who was active here in the 1930s and 1940s
      • Vanessa Fison writes about the Penn family’s links with Richmond, Ham and Petersham
      • Stephen Bartlett tells the story of Royston House on Kew Road and the people who lived there, from its construction in the 1880s to its demolition in the mid-1950s
      • Peter Flower explains how the Rev Henry Martin secured the future of the Independent Congregational Church in Richmond town
      • Louise  Heaton researches the history behind two Edwardian postcards sent to a girl in Kew, whose family ran a draper’s store in Richmond
      • Former Richmond Council leader Sir David Williams recalls  Richmond upon Thames’ first Liberal Democrat administration, from 1983 to 1986
      • We remember, and appreciate the life of, our late President and Chairman, David Blomfield

The price of the journal is £5 (£4 to members). To find out how to buy a copy go to our Bookshop page. Our online prices include postage and packing.

Find out more about other issues of Richmond History:

An index to issues 1 to 39 of Richmond History is now available online.