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The Beeches

Formerly known as "Little Cowcroft" and "The Elephant"

Outline occupation - dates quoted are those of occupation shown in directories, etc, but do not give ‘from-to' periods.

We are very luck to have a copy of a "Holiday Brochure" from The Beaches C1890 available at the bottom of this page.




2-3 acre plot of land

1599

Cowcroft

 

 

1603

 

William Purssell , Farmer

 

1609

 

Thomas Illing, Farmer

 

1610

 

Thomas Tripp, Farmer

 

1629

 

Thomas Goodson, Farmer

 

1630?

 

Richard Browne, Farmer (Quaker)

 

1638

 

Bartholomew Baldwin, Gent

Mercers. Co Owners

 

Little Crowcroft

Thomas Grace, Farmer

1654

 

Mr Gerrard

 

 

 

 

 

1798

 

William Burt, Farmer

 

1826

 

William Burt - Dead

House built on plot

1827

 

William Burt, Junior (Born 1807)

House & Garden

1837

 

William Burt

Shop (Part)

1852

 

William Burt, Confectioner

Public House (Part)

1858

 

William Burt

 

1861

 

William Burt, Victualler

 

1864

 

William Burt

Sir A. de Rothschild Owner

1872

 

Emmanuel Brill

Sandy Pond filled in

1877

 

 

House extended

1880

 

 

Poultry Farm

1883

“The Beeches”

Thomas Young

Guest House

1892+

 

Thomas Young

 

1903

 

Thomas Young

 

 

 

 

 

1911

 

George R.C. Feigerl

 

 

 

 

 

1915

 

Frederick Nelson-Harris

 

1920

 

Frederick Nelson-Harris

 

 

 

 

 

1935

 

Charles Harvey Wakefield, Builder

 

1939

 

Charles Harvey Wakefield, Builder

  

From Hamish Eaton’s notes

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Adrian Randall,
1 Jun 2015, 02:48