Richmond History 44 (2024): Journal of the Richmond Local History Society

Vancouver’s grave in the churchyard of St Peter’s, Petersham. Photo by Simon Targett

Richmond History 44, our 2024 journal, was published in November 2023.

Its front cover features the famous philosopher Bertrand Russell. As a child, he lived with his grandparents at Pembroke Lodge in Richmond Park.

In this issue there are also articles about:

  • The Countess of Pembroke, after whom Pembroke Lodge is named
  • How Bog Lodge became Holly Lodge
  • Richmond Park’s historical water sources
  • Sudbrook Park, Petersham
  • The maritime adventurer George Vancouver, who is buried in Petersham
  • The Duke of Lauderdale’s Library at Ham House
  • The deaths in the Thames of five members of one Richmond family
  • Attitudes in Richmond to the German Reich in 1933
  • King William’s Temple in Kew Gardens

This issue of our journal has 92 pages, more than 30 of them in colour.

Richmond History 44 is available to purchase (£5 members, £7 non-members) from our online bookshop.

Richmond History 44 (2024)

You can also buy the journal and our other publications from The National Archives’ shop, Kew Bookshop, Sheen Bookshop, The Open Bookshop in Richmond, Parade’s End Books in Ham, Richmond Local Studies and the Museum of Richmond.