A walk down Hill Street
A study of Victorian Richmond from the Libraries' Local Studies collection
Take a walk down Victorian Hill Street. Hill Street forms the backbone of Richmond and links the town with the bridge and hill.
You can find out how to trace the history of a property or area by following the resources available for Hill Street in Richmond. Map of Hill Street with links to the details for each property.
A Walk Down Hill Street uses the records from 1851 to 1900, with extracts from the resources in Richmond Libraries Local Studies Collections such as:
- Census returns - The Local Studies Collection holds the Census Returns for the area now covered by the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames from 1841 to 1901
- Rate records - This information may vary depending upon the type of rate being collected and the date.
- Photographs - The Local Studies Collection holds several thousand photographs and slides for Richmond upon Thames from the 1850s onwards.
- Local street directories - These can be used to trace either the location of a particular person or the resident of a specific property
For more information about the Hill Street collection or the resources maintained by the Local Studies Team, please email email@example.com