Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Richmond, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.
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I attended the Frenchgate School (1954). The head mistress was Nan Woodwark, a tall Viking of a woman who would oftentimes speak of her Norse heritage. I managed to find her obit on a website I came across. She lived to the age of 96 and was buried at a cemetery in Darlington. Apparently her parents had been (...Read full memory)