The Twickenham Museum
Research: Houses of local interest and their occupiers

Cross Deep Lodge

Cross Deep, Twickenham

1707 House built by Richard Foote, Twickenham grocer
1747 *Lady Peachey (1686-1754), widow of Sir John, 2nd baronet, daughter of George London sometime “Principal Gardener in Ordinary to Queen Anne” > 1754
1752 Mary Milward & others, by inheritance
1755 *Joseph Hickey, father of William
1757 *Thomas Nobbs (d1785) bought The Old Court house, Hampton Court in 1771} Friend of Lancelot Brown & Edward Lovibond of Hampton (qv)
Martha Sylvester, Mary Hutchings, *Margaret Dagwell , Harry & Sarah Bristowe all by shared inheritance
1772 John Blake, lawyer to Horace Walpole; ?House extended
1799 Welbore Ellis
*3 Miss Murthwaite sisters
1818 *Mrs Margaret Murthwaite ( Enclosure)
1829 Richard Hunt Matthews of Buxar, India (d1840)
1833 Mrs Matthews (d1866)
1846 Earl Clifden
1866 Graham Matthews, son (d1870)
Mrs Matthews
1872 Lt Col Henry King, 3rd Foot
1880 M G Burgoyne
1882 ditto
1886 R H Hutton (1826-97), editor of The Spectator from1861
1897 James J S Pugh(d1898), solicitor
1900 James J G Pugh
1905 Mrs Pugh
Col. Sutherland (d1911)
1911 Mrs Sutherland
1915 Jacob Reepmaker
1921 Brigadier M G Taylor
1925 John Alexander Whitehead; ?Freake Estates
1928 Monte-Carlo/Newborough Club; (Whitehead chairman of Monte-Carlo Club)
1930 Nursing Home, Mrs M Ellis
c1965 House demolished
the house in 1928 seen from the garden

Note: * signifies tenant or lessee of property, where known. Many of the dates noted are "spot" dates taken from rate books, directories, Enclosure Award, maps, or other sources and may not indicate arrival or departure of an occupier. Occupation is shown chronologically although some exact dates have not yet been ascertained.