Group    From 1669 

Bedford Estates

Categories: Property

The motto, Che Sera Sera, you should all know from the song (What Will Be, Will Be) and the animal is an antelope. This symbol is a much reduced version of some of the heraldry associated with the Bedford Estates.

Looking for a map showing the extent of the Bedford Estates, this is the best we've found.

More information about the Bedford Estates: "The Bedford Estates has owned, developed and managed much of Bloomsbury since 1669."

This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Bedford Estates

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Bedford 1972

We believe that the crown and the 'B' are indicative of the Bedford Estates a...

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Octavia Housing

Octavia Housing

Not-for-profit organisation with a strong track record in social housing and providing care services. Originated as Horace Street Trust and became a model for many subsequent housing associations. ...

Group, Property, Social Welfare

5 memorials
Sir James Miller

Sir James Miller

Housebuilder and politician. Born Edinburgh. Lord Mayor of London, D.L.LL.D. He is to the left in the 1965 picture, wearing the Lord Mayor's chain, where he is being installed as Honorary Commodore...

Person, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration, Property, Scotland

1 memorial
Manor House, Mare Street

Manor House, Mare Street

Built on the site of the New Mermaid Tavern for John Robert Daniel-Tyssen .  By the 1890s the house had been divided into shops and by 1877 Brett Road had encroached into its gardens.

Building, Property

1 memorial
William Jefferies Collins

William Jefferies Collins

Architect and housing developer. He purchased twenty three acres at the foot of Muswell Hill in 1899, and began to build traditional family sized houses. This area had been occupied by Rookfield, A...

Person, Architecture, Property

1 memorial
Tudor House

Tudor House

There seems to be confusion between this building on St Leonard’s Street, demolished c.1900, and Bromley Hall, which is still extant on the Blackwall Tunnel Approach Road. The normally very trustwo...

Building, Property

1 memorial