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

Wellesley House
Fortescue House

Hampton Road, Twickenham

See also Wellesley House in Places
c1850 House built
1852 Thomas James Scalé
1855 ditto
1860 ditto, Academy
1865 ditto
1874 Metropolitan & City Police Orphanage
1937 Shaftesbury Homes from Fortescue House; re-named Fortescue House School
1959/61 New buildings added
1971 main house demolished
The entrance to Wellesley House from the Hampton Road
The main entrance to the house
The new buildings

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.