RichmondUponThamesNotableResidents

John Milne (1850-1913) English Geologist,pioneering Seismologist.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Milne
John Milne (1850-1913) was a pioneering British geologist who co-invented the first modern seismograph to measure earthquake activity,following field research in Japan from 1875 to 1895,alongside its other inventors and fellow geologists Sir James Alfred ewing & Thomas Gray.He was given the nickname ‘Earthquake Milne’,by his colleagues. For his work in Japan,he was a warded the order of the Rising Sun,a rare honour,especially for foreigners. Milne was also a noted anthropologist,in particularly focusing on the origins of the Japanese people
LIVED IN: Richmond. Late 1860’s-1872
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John Milne (1850-1913) English Geologist,pioneering Seismologist.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Milne

John Milne (1850-1913) was a pioneering British geologist who co-invented the first modern seismograph to measure earthquake activity,following field research in Japan from 1875 to 1895,alongside its other inventors and fellow geologists Sir James Alfred ewing & Thomas Gray.He was given the nickname ‘Earthquake Milne’,by his colleagues. For his work in Japan,he was a warded the order of the Rising Sun,a rare honour,especially for foreigners. Milne was also a noted anthropologist,in particularly focusing on the origins of the Japanese people

LIVED IN: Richmond. Late 1860’s-1872

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Fulton Mackay (1922-1987) .Scottish Actor,best known as the stern Prison officer Inspector Mackay in Ronnie Barker’s hit 70’s tv sitcom Porridge.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fulton_Mackay
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Fulton Mackay (1922-1987) was a Scottish film & television actor,who more than any other role is likely to be remembered as Inspector Mackay in the aforementioned tv sitcom Porridge.He had other roles in the tv series The Master of Ballantrae,the films Local Hero,Britannia Hospital and Defence of the Realm,and the lighthouse keeper in the 80’s kids tv show Fraggle Rock.
Lived at: 7 Chislehurst Road,Richmond
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Fulton Mackay (1922-1987) .Scottish Actor,best known as the stern Prison officer Inspector Mackay in Ronnie Barker’s hit 70’s tv sitcom Porridge.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fulton_Mackay

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0533161/

Fulton Mackay (1922-1987) was a Scottish film & television actor,who more than any other role is likely to be remembered as Inspector Mackay in the aforementioned tv sitcom Porridge.He had other roles in the tv series The Master of Ballantrae,the films Local Hero,Britannia Hospital and Defence of the Realm,and the lighthouse keeper in the 80’s kids tv show Fraggle Rock.

Lived at: 7 Chislehurst Road,Richmond

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Sheila Manahan (1924-1988). Irish film actress.
Sheila Manahan (1924-1988) was an Irish actress of minor film roles.Her credits included Seven Days to Noon (1950),Only Two Can Play (1962). Her husband was the Scottish actor Fulton Mackay,best known as Mr Mackay,the stern chief prison guard in the popular 70’s British sitcom Porridge.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheila_Manahan
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0541261/
Lived at: 7 Chislehurst Road,Richmond TW10 6PW
Source: Book: Radio & TV Who’s Who 1954
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Sheila Manahan (1924-1988). Irish film actress.

Sheila Manahan (1924-1988) was an Irish actress of minor film roles.Her credits included Seven Days to Noon (1950),Only Two Can Play (1962). Her husband was the Scottish actor Fulton Mackay,best known as Mr Mackay,the stern chief prison guard in the popular 70’s British sitcom Porridge.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheila_Manahan

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0541261/

Lived at: 7 Chislehurst Road,Richmond TW10 6PW

Source: Book: Radio & TV Who’s Who 1954

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Leslie Halliwell (1929-1989).English Film critic & television impresario.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leslie_Halliwell

Leslie Halliwell (1929-1989) was an English film critic,known today by film buffs for his annual encylopaedia Halliwell’s film Goers Companion/Film Guide,continued posthumously,a compendium on films and the film world. He is also lesser known,for bringing cult 70’s US tv shows such as The Six Million Dollar Man,The Incredible Hulk,The A Team,Charlies Angels and others to British tv screens whilst working as a program buyer and show scheduler for ITV.

Lived at: 26 Atwood Avenue,Kew TW9 4HG 1979 - 1989

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House Info: None. Houses in this street and the street itself,were built around the inter-war years and later into the 1940’s.

BOTTOM - Rik Mayall ( Richie ) Funniest Moments

Rik Mayall (1958-2014).British comedian and actor. 
Lived  and died at: Barnes. Address undisclosed.
Rik Mayall (1958-2014) was an English comedy actor best known for his acerbic and anarchic alternative comic style and memorable characters in several great British sitcoms and shows of the 1980’s through to recent years until his sudden death at his home in Barnes in 2014. He is best remembered as Rik in the early 1980’s anarchic punk student comedy ‘The Young Ones’,as always horny and outrageous Lord/Captain Flashheart in the Blackadder series,the offensive 1990’s politician Alan B’Stard in the show The New Statesman,and his regular partnership with Ade Edmondson,starting with the ensemble alternative comedy troupe The Comic Strip and their tv satire series Comic Strip Presents..and continuing in the outrageous tv series Bottom. He also turned his hand to the odd film such as Drop Dead Fred,and commercials such as the ‘Bombardier’ in the Bombardier beer ads..
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Rik Mayall (1958-2014).British comedian and actor. 

Lived  and died at: Barnes. Address undisclosed.

Rik Mayall (1958-2014) was an English comedy actor best known for his acerbic and anarchic alternative comic style and memorable characters in several great British sitcoms and shows of the 1980’s through to recent years until his sudden death at his home in Barnes in 2014. He is best remembered as Rik in the early 1980’s anarchic punk student comedy ‘The Young Ones’,as always horny and outrageous Lord/Captain Flashheart in the Blackadder series,the offensive 1990’s politician Alan B’Stard in the show The New Statesman,and his regular partnership with Ade Edmondson,starting with the ensemble alternative comedy troupe The Comic Strip and their tv satire series Comic Strip Presents..and continuing in the outrageous tv series Bottom. He also turned his hand to the odd film such as Drop Dead Fred,and commercials such as the ‘Bombardier’ in the Bombardier beer ads..

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rik_Mayall

'Colonel Bogey March' (By Sir Malcolm Arnold) Bridge On The River Kwai 1958

Sir Malcolm Arnold (1921-2006 English). Composer,most notably of Film Scores,
Sir Malcolm Arnold was most notably known for his film compositions,winning the 1958 Academy Award for Best Score for Sir David Lean’s WWII epic Bridge on the River Kwai. He also composed light music and music for theatre and ballet.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_Arnold
Oxford ref: 97392
Lived at: 12 Denbigh Gardens,Richmond TW10 6EN
Source: Book: The Life & Music of Sir Malcolm Arnold;The Brilliant & The Dark (Paul R.W.Jackson)
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House History: No Full Information . 1930’s Semi detached

Sir Malcolm Arnold (1921-2006 English). Composer,most notably of Film Scores,

Sir Malcolm Arnold was most notably known for his film compositions,winning the 1958 Academy Award for Best Score for Sir David Lean’s WWII epic Bridge on the River Kwai. He also composed light music and music for theatre and ballet.

Lived at: 12 Denbigh Gardens,Richmond TW10 6EN

Source: Book: The Life & Music of Sir Malcolm Arnold;The Brilliant & The Dark (Paul R.W.Jackson)

House History: No Full Information . 1930’s Semi detached

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Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865) & his son Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817-1911). English Botanists & plant explorers.Both became Directors of Kew Botanical Gardens,Kew,Richmond.

Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker was one of the most preeminent botanical explorers of the Victorian period,returning with many previously unknown species of plants,often to cultivate at Kew.Sir William & his son Sir Joseph were both influential in making Kew one of the foremost botanical gardens and plant conservation organisations that it is known today.

Lived at: 'The Director's House' 49 Kew Green,Kew TW9 3AA

Sir William lived and Died here from 1851 to 1865. His son,Sir Joseph lived here from 1865,on and off,to 1911,though he died at his home in Sunningdale,Berkshire.

Source: http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/

English Heritage BLUE PLAQUE

English Heritage Blue Plaque to Sir William & Sir Joseph Hooker

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House History: Grade II Listed. Built early 18th century.

Don Sharp (1921-2011). Anglo-Australian Film Director,best known for his collaboration and work with the British film studios Hammer films,on several cult 60’s Hammer Horror films..
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Sharp
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0789033/
Lived at: 80 Castelnau,Barnes
Screen International Film & Television Year Book 1980
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Don Sharp (1921-2011). Anglo-Australian Film Director,best known for his collaboration and work with the British film studios Hammer films,on several cult 60’s Hammer Horror films..

Lived at: 80 Castelnau,Barnes

Screen International Film & Television Year Book 1980

House History: No