High Park House

High Park House was home to various members of the Wilson family and their servants:

1851

  • William Wilson 41, Landowner
  • Maria Letitia Wilson 33, Landowner’s wife
  • Christopher Wyndham Wilson 6
  • William James Wilson 5
  • Charles Henry Wilson 4
  • Evelina Antimo Wilson 3
  • Frances Alanson Wilson 1

Servants:

  • Henry Pickells 19, Footman
  • Martha Saul 37, Cook
  • Harriet Oddy 26, Nurse
  • Elizabeth Smith 22, Nurse Maid
  • Agnes Bunders 21, House Maid
  • Agnes Wilson 22, Kitchen Maid

1861

  • Maria Letitia Wilson 43, Occupation None
  • Christopher Wyndham Wilson 16, Scholar
  • Eveline Antimo Wilson 12, Scholar
  • Frances Alanson Wilson 12, Scholar
  • Leticia Sophia Wilson 6, Scholar

Servants:

  • Mary Thompson 26, Governess
  • Thomas Storey? 29, ?
  • Charles Smith 36, Coachman
  • Elizabeth Watt 40, Cook
  • Harriet Oddy 36, Ladies Maid
  • Margaret Robinson 26, General Servant
  • Jemima ? 21, General Servant

1871

Servants:

  • Thomas Bradshaw 22, Groom
  • Ann Heslop 38, Cook

1881

  • William James Wilson 35, Landed Proprietor
  • Christopher Wilson 34, Landed Proprietor

Servants:

  • Anne Bullock 27, Cook
  • Ann Beach 40, House Keeper
  • Anne Worsdall 30, Housemaid
  • W Parkes 24, Butler & Valet

1891

  • William James Wilson 45, Living on own means
  • Rachel Wilson 31
  • Augusta Charlotte Bainbridge Wilson 2
  • Frances Laura Gandy Wilson 1
  • Noel Jessie Haliburton Wilson 3m

Servants:

  • Martha Warner 32, Housekeeper
  • Elizabeth Briscow 32, Nurse
  • Sarah Yeates 27, Waitress
  • Mary Batty 19, Housemaid
  • Agnes Garnett 22, Housemaid
  • Annie Batty 14, Under Nurse

1901

  • William James Wilson 55, Living on own means
  • Sarah Jane Rachel Wilson 40
  • Augusta Charlotte Bainbridge Wilson 12
  • Frances Laura Gandy Wilson 11
  • Noel Jessie Haliburton Wilson 10
  • Charles W Wilson 10

Servants:

  • Clara Irving 25, Parlour Maid
  • Sarah M Jefferson 25, Children’s Nurse
  • Mary M Hinde 14, Assistant Children’s Nurse
  • Harriet J Hutchinson 34, Cook
  • Rose M Faulkner 23, Housemaid
  • Margaret L Ludlow 15, Kitchen Maid

By 1939, High Park House had been sub-divided into four properties:

No. 1 High Park

  • Tenant in 1945: Mr. J. Stalker

No. 1a High Park

  • Tenant in 1945: William Bracken

No. 2 High Park

  • Tenant in 1945: Mr T. H. Bone

No. 3 High Park

  • Tenant 1939-1945: James Wharton Nelson (1905-1970)

The four properties shared the kitchen garden.

High Park House was redeveloped c. 1990 and the property sub-divided into flats and extended.

Page last updated: 3 June 2020

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