In 1816 Alexander Raphael commissioned a sarcophagus for himself in the church of the Armenian Monastery….Details
Noel Baddow Pope was born in Toxteth, a sub-district of Liverpool, on Christmas Eve, 1909. He moved with his widowed mother to Surbiton before 1926.Details
The first mission in Kingston upon Thames, mentioned in the Catholic Directory, was St. Raphael’s Church, in Surbiton.Details
Alexander Raphael was born in Madras, modern-day Chennai, India, in 1775…Details
…a grand mansion built in 1828…Details
…today’s Eden Street was once called “Heathen Street”…Details
WAS KINGSTON UPON THAMES ANTI-RAILWAY IN THE EARLY 19TH CENTURY? A NOTE ON THE POSSIBLE ORIGIN OF THE TRADITION.
…whether the tradition arose because Biden, in 1852, used unreliable hearsay as his source?Details