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Portugal Place

22 (15) Portugal Place, Royston House

History of 22 Portugal Place

Note that no. 15 occurs twice in the 1881 census and therefore can be associated with either no. 22 or 24 in the 1891 census.

1861 (15)

Mary A Gent, 62, fundholder, b Wilts

1871 (15)


1881 (15)


1891 (22)


1901 (22)

William Godlington, 31, furniture porter, b Cambridge

1913 Royston House

David Goode

[In 1913 no. 22 Portugal Place was next to the Maypole PH. However, after the rebuilding of the three new houses, Purley, Royston House and Hythe House on the north side of the street, these new houses became 21, 22, and 22a]


On the night of 27th July 1941  a 50kg HE bomb  exploded behind 22 Portugal Place. (See Michael Bowyer Air Raid! pub. 1986)

1962 (22)

Mrs Pettemerides



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