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The Goad series of Fire Insurance Maps, Volume IX, sheet 213, clearly shows 4 Swallow Street in 1889. The whole map is available to view on the British Library website. The book “Mayfair Through Time” by Brian Girling has a picture of 4 Swallow Street in about 1905, when it was occupied by a French […]
Ravensworth was the home of Arthur Thomas Baron Ravensworth, his wife Sophie Harriett Baroness Ravensworth, their two daughters, the Honourable Emily Agness Liddell, and the Honourable Catherine Anna Liddell, and their sons the Honourable Cyril Arthur Liddell, and the Honourable Arthur Robert Henry Liddell.
Rossdhu House in Luss, near Loch Lomond, was the home of Sir Iain Colquhoun, 7th Bart of Luss, and Lady Colquhoun. There was a disastrous fire there in April 1912, and there are lots of articles about this in the British Newspaper Archive. At that time (1912) Sir Iain was serving in the Scots Guards […]