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Walnut House, Exeter

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Walnut House, Exeter. Image taken 2021.
Walnut House, Exeter. Image taken 2021.

of St. David's Hill, Exeter

1823 Mr R. H. Chamberlain, Walnut House.[1]

1829 To be let or sold. Walnut House, St. David's Hill - a good cellar, walled garden, three stalled stable with room for a coach house. Apply R. H. Chamberlain near the premises.[2]

1841 To be Let - Walnut House.[3]

1845 Resident is William Anning.[4]

1851 Resident is Thomas Sercombe (age 43 born Bovey Tracy), Wine Merchant. With his wife Jane and their six children.[5]

1861 Resident is George Tucker (age 59 born Morchard Bishop), Retired Woollen Drape. With his wife Grace and two daughters.<ref1861 Census</ref>

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter Flying Post - Thursday 09 October 1823
  2. Exeter Flying Post - Thursday 15 October 1829
  3. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 13 August 1842
  4. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 09 August 1845
  5. 1851 Census