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History

We will be adding more information about local history over the coming months.

There is also an excellent article on the history and architecture of the square in Wikipedia; you can read it by clicking here.

Can you place this painting?

Where was Ronald A.F.Guimaraens (1873-1949) standing when he painted this scene entitled "Near Russell Square"?  Are there any clues which might date the painting? Contact the Regency…
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Tucked away in Queensbury Mews there is a little gem.  Formerly a church, now a beautiful home, this tiny building is a still a fascinating and valuable part of…
It is 2.50 on 20th September 1931: a quiet Sunday afternoon in Regency Square. It has been a busy week in the boarding house at number 45 but for just for a…

Ken Kennar

A life in Brighton
Ken Kennar, a founding member of our Society, died in August 2010.  He had lived in the same house in Russell Square since 1938.  Shortly before he died he talked…