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Richmond Local History Society

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Upcoming Events

March 2018

Talk by Michael Gaunt: Edmund Kean, Shakespearean actor and Richmond theatre manager

March 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Duke Street Church Hall, Duke Street
Richmond, Surrey TW9 1DH United Kingdom

The celebrated British Shakespearean actor, Edmund Kean, died in 1833 in Richmond where, in the last years of his life, he had managed the local theatre.

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April 2018

Talk by Bob Shoemaker: Tracing Convict Lives Using the Digital Panopticon, 1780-1925

April 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Duke Street Church Hall, Duke Street
Richmond, Surrey TW9 1DH United Kingdom

Professor Robert Shoemaker is involved in a new digitisation project – http://www.digitalpanopticon.org. Building on Old Bailey Online, the Proceedings of the Old Bailey 1674-1913, it provides access, through sophisticated record linkage, to detailed evidence about Old Bailey convicts, some of them from west London, who were either transported to Australia or imprisoned in Britain between 1780 and 1865.

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May 2018

AGM+ Talk by Jack Andrews: PAINTING PLANTS WITH A PASSION + Party

May 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Duke Street Church Hall, Duke Street
Richmond, Surrey TW9 1DH United Kingdom

Our ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING will be followed by a talk by Jack Andrews: PAINTING PLANTS WITH A PASSION, Jack, who initiated the project, will tell us the story behind the recent BBC Four documentary,

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