The Bethlehem chapel was built ca. 1797 by John Chapman. It was opened by William Huntington. The chapel has remained virtually unchanged since the 18th century. There is a short history on the chapel web site -- see links below
There is no graveyard at the chapel. However older burials may have taken place at the (Anglican) Parish church - St. Mary Magdalene which is a short walk away.
There are around 2,700 names for Richmond in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index.
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West Surrey Family History Society CD10(The Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Richmond St. Mary Magdalene from 1583 to 1865.
WSFHS CD15((Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI)) has christening records for:
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Richmond is a town in the London Borough of Richmond
Unless otherwise stated the dates for the creation of parishes are taken from Youngs, Frederick. A. Guide to the Administrative Units of England; Royal Historical Society: London, 1979 volume 1 Southern England.
The Richmond Index will show you all the churches and cemeteries we know of in that part of the London Borough of Richmond which was in the Ancient County of Surreythe Ancient County means Surrey before the administrative counties were created in 1889.
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LinksChapel web site
British History Online (Richmond, Sheen)
British History Online (Richmond the Environs of London)