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

Cross Deep House

Cross Deep, Twickenham

1743 House built by Robert Parsons (d1753), carpenter of Church Lane, Twickenham
1745 *George Jones, solicitor
1752 *Robert Cramond, slave trader
1753 Eleanor Land & James Newton by inheritance
1756 *Isaac Fernandez Nunez (d1762)
1764 *Stafford Briscoe (1713-1789), goldsmith
1784 James & Thomas Land by inheritance
William Land
1789 *John Briscoe (1747-1809)
1801 John Briscoe
1809 John Ivatt Briscoe (1791-1870) by inheritance
1843 Lord Kilmorey
1853 Frederick G Watkins
1855 *Edward Chapman
*Charles James Freake
1858 Frederick G Watkins
1860 Edward Jas Coleman Esq; Charles Clark & Son, surgeons
1871 W Vernon Harcourt, M P
1872 Richard Laming
1878 ?Mr Quick
1882 J Quick
1887 ditto
1906 House demolished
detail from an engraving by A Walker after a drawing by Augustin Heckel
the house seen from Strawberry Hill
detail of the house seen from Strawberry Hill

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.