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.

Old Maps of Richmond

Historic Maps of Richmond and the local area.

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)

you would struggle to get this clear view today as the number of parked cars etc.would obscure the view the chuch is now home to the Green Howards regimental museum