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John Elger

John Elger

Person  Male  Born 1802  Died 12/8/1888

Categories: Architecture, Property

Architect, master builder and speculative developer. Active in London and Bedford.  From British History: "... a Bedford carpenter's son who had made his name in the 1820s and '30s as a speculative builder in the South Street area of Mayfair."  That page has a lot of detail about the development in Knightsbridge.  Gave his address as South Street in 1837 and Putney Heath and Rutland Gate in 1853.   Died Brighton.

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Elger boundary

1856 Mr. Elger's freehold land extends thirteen inches eastward of this stone.

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