The Friends of Wanstead Parklands

Category: History


The owners of Wanstead Park Part 1: 1086-1499

A MEDIAEVAL MANOR This is the first in a series of articles giving brief biographical sketches of the people who owned the Wanstead estate over 800 years. Articles about the history of the estate, its buildings and the gardens appear…

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The Owners of Wanstead Park Part 2: 1499-1543

A ROYAL HUNTING PARK This is the second in a series of articles giving brief biographical sketches of the people who owned the Wanstead estate over 800 years. Links are given to sources of additional information on this site and…

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The Owners of Wanstead Park Part 3: 1543-1578

THE RICH FAMILY This is the third in a series of articles giving brief biographical sketches of the people who owned the Wanstead estate over 800 years. Links are given to sources of additional information on this site and elsewhere….

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The Owners of Wanstead Park Part 4: 1578-1598

THE EARL AND COUNTESS OF LEICESTER This is the fourth in a series of articles giving brief biographical sketches of the people who owned the Wanstead estate over 800 years. Links are given to sources of additional information on this…

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The Owners of Wanstead Park Part 5: 1598-1606

THE EARL OF DEVONSHIRE This is the fifth in a series of articles giving brief biographical sketches of the people who owned the Wanstead estate over 800 years. Links are given to sources of additional information on this site and…

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The Owners of Wanstead Park Part 6: 1606-1673

MOUNTJOY BLOUNT TO SIR ROBERT BROOKE This is the sixth in a series of articles giving brief biographical sketches of the people who owned the Wanstead estate over 800 years. Links are given to sources of additional information on this…

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The Owners of Wanstead Park Part 7: 1673-1699

  SIR JOSIAH CHILD This is the seventh in a series of articles giving brief biographical sketches of the people who owned the Wanstead estate over 800 years. Links are given to sources of additional information on this site and…

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The Owners of Wanstead Park Part 8: 1699-1750

RICHARD, FIRST EARL TYLNEY OF CASTLEMAINE This is the eighth in a series of articles giving brief biographical sketches of the people who owned the Wanstead estate over 800 years. Links are given to sources of additional information on this…

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The Owners of Wanstead Park Part 9: 1750-1784

JOHN, SECOND EARL TYLNEY OF CASTLEMAINE This is the ninth in a series of articles giving brief biographical sketches of the people who owned the Wanstead estate over 800 years. Links are given to sources of additional information on this…

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The Owners of Wanstead Park Part 10: 1784-1825

THE LONG AND WELLESLEY FAMILIES This is the tenth in a series of articles giving brief biographical sketches of the people who owned the Wanstead estate over 800 years. Links are given to sources of additional information on this site…

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