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

Grosvenor House

Back Lane/Holly Road, Twickenham

1736 *Benjamin Cook
Joshua Spyers
1750 *Charles Fitzroy Scudamore Esq (?Col Fitzroy)
1765 *Thomas Budgen of Dorking. Moved to South End House, Montpelier Row in 1791
1784 Mr Spyres
1792 *Dowager Lady Harborough
1813 Spiers, "Great House & Garden"
1818 Joshua Spyers, Mary Mitchell and Louisa Ann Spyers (also 2 adjoining houses, gardens & market gardens of 7 acres in all, adjacent)
1841 Rev James Wilkie's Twickenham School
1845 ditto
1846 Dr Charles Coombs Clark, physician
1851 Misses Banwell, Grosvenor House Seminary
1855 The Misses Banwell
1860 Mrs Lucy Moore, Ladies School
1865 George Booth
1882 ditto
1900 Ditto
1923 Ethel & Bartle Grant, parents of Duncan Grant (1885-1978)
Grosvenor House in 2004

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.