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

1 Abbotsford Villas

44 Popes Avenue, Twickenham

1857 built to lease by Thomas Jackson, protégé of Sir Charles Freake.
1865 Graham Matthews, d1870 (moved to Cross Deep Lodge in 1866)
1869 Francis Cotterell Hodgson (1837-1919), author of Thames-Side in the Past
1920 Thomas Chase
Arthur Freke Evans
c1930 Geoffrey Hubert Freer
1937 Donald R Mackay
1952 Joan Alice Wolfenden
c1960 Hardyment
1973 Beckles Willson
1984 House extended
the house, photographed in 2004

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.