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

The Manor House, Twickenham

Church Street, Twickenham

William Borde & Walter Helder
1446 William Yorke (d1476) & Agnes his wife
1476 Dame Elizabeth Yorke, widow of William
1485 John Colyn granted a 10 year lease of 'The Garet' from Dame Elizabeth Yorke (d1497)
1497 William Yorke, son
1512 John Yorke, brother of William
Thomas Yorke, of Ramsbury
1539 The Earl of Hertford, later Duke (“Protector”) of Somerset. Beheaded in 1551/2
1542 Robert Bocher (d1556): Crown Lease of "great mansion"
1562 William & Jane Russell
1569 Barnard & Catherine Hampton
1583 John Hall
1603 Richard Breame & Robert Holland
1635 Lady Walter, widow of Sir John (1566-1630), Kt
1644 John Browne (1608-91), Clerk of the Parliaments
1674 Sir William Perkins of Chertsey
c1710 Henry St John, Viscount Bolingbroke
1718 *Thomas Stonor of Stonor Park, Henley
1722 Offered for sale as the forfeited estate of Viscount Bolingbroke
1723 Wendover Jay, Thomas Jay & John Rutt
1727 Robert Gapper (half share)
1731 John Sainsbury (quarter share)
1756 *Joshua Spyers, lessor (d1768)
Manor House divided into two
1760 *Samuel Scott (c1702-72), painter
1765 *William Marlow (1740-1813), painter
John Curtis
1766 Mrs Mary Proudfoot (in Scott’s part)
1768 Thomas Spyers brother of Joshua
*Mrs Loveday Spyers, widow of Thomas
1802 Rev Henry Fletcher (d1830)
1805 William Dickson (in part)
1805 Mrs Pomeroy (in part), had a school in London Road
1807 Robert Gapper & Robert Ray
1836 Philip Sandoz (in part only)
1837 Charles Osborn
1845 Philip Sandoz's School
1849 John Tapps
1855 Thomas Wisden of Broadwater, Sussex
1860 Russell Brenchley
1862 *George Whitmore Chinery
c1863 Part of house demolished
1865 Russell Brenchley
1872 George Whitmore Chinery
1887 Mrs Brenchley
1898 Mrs Hooker
1902 Richard Harman
1907 Mrs Newman
1908 Canon Raven
1919 house empty
1920 *John Albert Stone
Wilfred Pangbourne
1934 remnant of house demolished
the remnant of the Manor House, known as Arragon Towers
plan of the property before the demolition of the right hand section of the house

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.