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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Chelsea Flower Show

Chelsea Flower Show

Originally known as the 'Royal Horticultural Society Great Spring Show', it was first held at the RHS garden in Kensington. It moved to The Royal Hospital, Chelsea in 1905 and now takes place annua...

Event, Gardens / Agriculture

1 memorial
John Loudon

John Loudon

Garden and cemetery designer, city planner. Born Scotland as John Claudius Loudon. Studied biology, botany and agriculture. Came to London in 1803. His many publications include: Observations on La...

Person, Architecture, Gardens / Agriculture, Scotland

1 memorial
William George Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire

William George Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire

The "Bachelor Duke" after whom the Cavendish banana was named. Born Paris, son of the 5th Duke, who died in 1811. Had a strong interest in gardening and agriculture and gave his estates a lot of a...

Person, Gardens / Agriculture, Politics & Administration

2 memorials
Bexley Civic Society

Bexley Civic Society

Environmental group. Founded in the 1970s with the objectives to improve the local environment, protect the green belt, eliminate street clutter and protect wildlife.

Group, Community / Clubs, Gardens / Agriculture

6 memorials