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6 Chaucer Road, Birnam, Owlbrigg, Dalberg

History of 6 Chaucer Road

6 Chaucer Road: Birnam House, Owlbrigg, Dalberg

1883-1888  Ephraim and Caroline (Hanchett) Wayman

For newspaper account of the financial scandal surrounding the embezzler Ephraim Wayman, see Ephraim Wayman 1888

The Waymans had previously lived at Merton House.

1888-1891  William and Margaret (Watt) Caldwell and children

1894-1895  Richard and Frances (Bazley) Assheton with son Richard T Assheton

1895-1902 John (Baron Acton) and Marie Dalberg-Acton with children

1905-33  William and Margaret Briggs with William’s children

1930  William Charlo [butler]

1935-38 Leonard and Anna (Kilner) Elliott-Binns with sister Miss Florence Binns

Flat 1, 6 Chaucer Road:

1951-1957 Charles Sells

1951-1958 John and Mary (Blair) Lant

1959 Dyfrig and Clare Morgan

1960 Robert and Dorothy (Gabe) Coleman

Flat 2, 6 Chaucer Road:

1958 Michael and Rebecca (Reynolds) Posner

Owlbrigg Cottage (was 4 or 6a Chaucer Road)

1929-1931 Albert and Martha (Chapman) Chaplin [gardener] with daughter Iris Chaplin

1934-35 James and Ada (Butcher) Haynes [gardener] with son James W Haynes

1936-1950 Russell and Laura (Darby) Knight [gardener]



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