Richmond History 39 (2018): Journal of the Richmond Local History Society

The 39th issue of our annual journal, Richmond History, with a new design by Andrew Humphreys, was published in May 2018.

In this issue:

        • Ron Berryman, whose striking painting illustrates the front cover, tells the story of a sensational murder in Richmond in 1766
        • Ron McEwen takes us on a tour of the historic houses of Kew Green
        • Robert Wood looks at the impact that a mugging in Richmond Park had on London’s policing
        • Keith Mulberry reminds us about a Petersham schoolboy who briefly diverted public attention during the grim days of 1916
        • Steven Woodbridge describes the launch, in 1919, of the Richmond branch of the of the League of Nations Union
        • Robert Wood and Simon Fowler write about the visits to Richmond Park and Kew Gradens by the Chinese artist Chiang Yee
        • There are several short memoirs about growing up in Richmond during the Second World War, and Vanessa Fison tells the story of Latchmere House, which played a key role in the Allies’ victory.

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. You can view the index or download it as a PDF.