Magdalen Estate History

 
 
The Beeches Trinity Road

The Beeches | Trinity Road

We received a lovely email from Wandsworth libraries this week as they are currently researching some historical landmarks around the Earlsfield area for a project that will hopefully be part of this year’s Wandsworth Heritage Festival. The librarian was following up on our article in early 2013 looking to get more information on a house […]
 
 
The Beeches Magdalen Estate

The Beeches, Magdalen Estate, 1874

We had an email through with an extract from the diary of a great great grandmother from 1869. The gentleman who sent it through was asking for more information on what property was mentioned in the extract which in 1869 was one of the first houses in the area. There was also the image shown […]
 
 
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Trinity Road in 1910

Our photograph shows a busy Trinity Road in the summer of 1910.By this time Wandsworth was an established London suburb with a thriving manufacturing industry. Wandsworth Common station had opened in 1895 and improvements in road travel made the area a popular place to live seeing its population increase twentyfold in fifty years. The Surrey […]