Laleham-on-Thames, Middlesex

Laleham, a village located in Surry, dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086. Featuring several historic churches and other buildings, the village is also the birthplace of poet and critic Matthew Arnold, who is buried in All Saints’ parish churchyard. Related BRANCH Article: Peter Melville Logan, “On Culture: Matthew Arnold's Culture and Anarchy, 1869”


Latitude: 51.409484779926
Longitude: -0.480086802563

Timeline of Events Associated with Laleham-on-Thames, Middlesex

Date Event Manage
24 Dec 1822

Arnold born

Photo of Matthew ArnoldOn 24 December 1822, Matthew Arnold was born in Laleham-on-Thames, Middlesex, England, to educator Thomas Arnold (1795-1842) and Mary Penrose Arnold (1791–1873). Image: Photograph of Matthew Arnold (Project Gutenberg eText 16745). This image is in the public domain in the United States because its copyright has expired.


Peter Melville Logan, “On Culture: Matthew Arnold’s Culture and Anarchy, 1869″