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

Willow Grange

Popes Avenue, Twickenham

A house called TWICKENHAM GRANGE existing in 1753 (Boydell engraving)
1697 Mrs Clark
1698 Jane, Lady Blount (1650-1726), widow of Sir Thomas, 1st Baronet (1649-97)
1705 Sir Thomas Pope Blount, 2nd Baronet (1670-1731)
1732 Sir Henry Pope Blount, 3rd Baronet (1702-57)
1734 Lady Blount (1676-1752) widow of 2nd Baronet
1753 House empty
1754 "Mrs Whitchurch for Lady Blount"
Pauncefoote Green (1663-1757)
1758 "Mrs Whitchurch for Lady Blount"
1762 Abraham Prado (d1782)
1782 Samuel Prado by Will of Abraham Prado, father
1783 Mrs Prado (d1788)
1789 Joseph Galloway (c1731-1803)
1794 Sir John Johnson Bt
1813 Lucas
1817 House demolished (according to Cobbett}
1818 Robert Lucas, dec'd
c1825 New house built; Some land sold for a further house: THE GRANGE
1846 Joseph Almond Cropper (1784-1862)
1859 Charles Wheale
1865 Edward Geach & John Parlet
Mrs Hart
Henry Wright
1868 Edward Levy
1872 William Newton
1882 Henry Hart
1887 Mrs Hart
1896 Evelyn & Joseph Haslip
1900 Joseph Montague Haslip
1951 ditto
Edward John Gregory-Carlton
1952 Part of property sold (Grange Cottage) to Joan Thelma Holmes. Re-named Holly Cottage
1961 Russell Wilston Kerr & Ann Patricia Kerr, MP
1981 Michael Thomas Collins & Judith Ann Banks Mitchell
1996 Nicholas & Felicity Debenham
Twickenham Grange, the predecessor of Willow Grange, in 1753

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.