Ophelia Hogsmill River Surrey

Ophelia by John Everett Millais painted on the Hogsmill River 1851

John Everett Millais’ OpheliaJohn Everett Millais’ Ophelia, oil on canvas, was painted in 1851 when he was just 22. The painting depicts the drowning of …

Barbra Mitchell 1970s comedy actress

Barbara Mitchell – Actress

Anyone growing up in Britain in the 60s and 70s will remember the remarkable and loveable Barbara Mitchell. If you don’t remember the name you …

Cesar Picton (1755-1836) From Senegal to Kingston on Thames

At the age of 6 Cesar was taken from his family in Senegal, West Africa and transported by ship to England by Captain John Parr. …