Cecil's WWI compass

WW1 compass from the Museum of Richmond exhibition

Another of the items featured in the Museum of Richmond exhibition, as well as in our schools learning resources, is the compass that belonged to Cecil Cloake. After the end of  the First World War, Cecil became a GP in Wimbledon and his son John wrote several history books about the Richmond area. The small…

Image of mayor and two other guests

First World War exhibition opens

The Museum of Richmond’s centenary exhibition, Richmond at Home and at War, was formally opened last week with an evening reception at the museum. The event was an opportunity for friends, volunteers, and supporters to view the finished exhibition, and for many it was a first chance to see the outcome of many months’ hard…