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


Cross Deep, Twickenham

1780 House built (nicknamed "Spite Hall") by; The Hon George Shirley (1705-1787)
House named "Shirley House"
1788 Welbore Ellis, Lord Mendip (Clifden)
1808 *Lady Monson. Either Theodosia née Maddison (1725-1821), widow of 2nd Baron, or Elizabeth Holles Capel (1755-1834), widowof 3rd Baron
1817 *Benjamin Bousfield
1818 *Lady Monson (Enclosure); House enlarged
G H Drummond
Lord Uxbridge
Lord Cawdor
1830 Hon Edward Burrell
1840 Lord Cowley
1848 Henry Young (d1864). Ellen Young (d1848)
daughters, Amelia & Ellen (d1909) & Adeline Webb (d1851
1882 Captain Sir John Sydney Webb, JP DL (1816-98)
1898 Miss Ellen Young (d1909)
1910 House demolished

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.