Place    From 1674  To 1902

Cobley Farm / Fallow Farm

First documented in 1674, at its largest the farmland was bounded by High Road, Ballards Lane, Long Lane, Squire's Lane. The Cobley family owned it from 1680 to 1902 when it was sold, the buildings demolished and the land developed. the picture source is a local history report from 1927.

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Cobley Farm / Fallow Farm

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Dickens at Cobley Farm

Returned from his first trip to America Dickens spent some time here in 1842-...

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Margaret Mellor

Margaret Mellor

As a Waterloo resident Margaret worked from about 1972 on community planning in Waterloo.  Her main aims have been to increase social housing for families and green open space for everyone.  She co...

Person, Gardens / Agriculture, Social Welfare

1 memorial
Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens

Officially, The Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. They originated in the garden of Kew Park formed by Lord Capel John of Tewkesbury. They were extended by Augusta, Dowager Princess of Wales and further...

Place, Gardens / Agriculture

3 memorials
Cypress Oak

Cypress Oak

Rather than risk life and limb in trying to get to the central reservation, we have borrowed a photograph. The latin name Quercus Robur translates as 'hardy oak'. The cultivar 'Fastigiata' is diffe...

Place, Gardens / Agriculture

1 memorial
Tom Stuart-Smith
1 memorial
Kensington Gardens

Kensington Gardens

Royal Parks say: "William III bought what was originally part of Hyde Park in 1689.  An asthma sufferer, the king found the location quiet and the air salubrious and so he commissioned Sir Christop...

Place, Gardens / Agriculture, Royalty

2 memorials