Mill Lane, 1885 OS Map
64 Mill Lane, Brook House, Fordham
History of Brook House
House, early C19. Gault brick with selected bricks in front facade, slate roof, end stacks. Two storeys and basement, three storeys to rear range. Symmetrical facade of three ‘bays’.
1851: Mill Lane
[association with of this property with F D Fyson seems likely – RGL 2021]
Robert Dillamore Fyson, 59, farmer of 600 acres employing 65 labourer, b Fordham
Sophia, 54, b Isleham
James Fletcher, 34, nephew assisting on farm, b London
Ann, niece, 25, b Isleham
Robert, nephew, 28, assisting on farm, b London
Emily Daynes, 26, cook, b Norfolk
Susan Scarr, 19, housemaid, b Isleham
Ann Frost, 19, kitchenmaid, b Suffolk
It was Mrs R Dillamore Fyson who was the champion of James Reynolds Withers and his poetry when he arrived in Fordham.