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Elmfield House, Exeter

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of St. David's Hill, Exeter

1810 Built by James Green, the County Surveyor, and named Elmfield House

1822 Bought by George Sparkes

1827 Elmfield House advertised for sale, late the property of George Sparkes. Includes six acres.[1]

1845 Resident was John Eyre Kingdon.[2]

1851 General Gage John Hall, a serving army officer, lived there with his wife and niece.[3]

1861 Harriet Hall (widow) and her cousin were occupiers

1865 Taken by William Danby

1889 Resident is William Danby

1897 Bought by Dr William Buller Heberden, a cousin of Redvers Buller

1923 Became the Imperial Hotel, Exeter

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 17 March 1827
  2. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 09 August 1845
  3. 1851 Census