Local history notes

Information from the Richmond Libraries' Local Studies Collection

The Local Studies Collection publishes a number of local history notes on a range of subjects, using resources from the collection. These include famous people, buildings and places in the history of Richmond upon Thames.

"The Thames is liquid history" - John Burns (1858-1943)

Subjects covered by local history notes

People

Buildings

Roads and Streets

Things

Paper versions of these notes are available from the Local Studies Collection in the Old Town Hall.

We would be interested to know if there is a particular aspect of Richmond upon Thames history which you would like us to deal with in this series of short notes. Please email localstudies@richmond.gov.uk with your suggestions.

Updated: 16 July 2014