The Canons

Photo taken 22nd June 2020


From The Times, 24th June 1920

THE CANONS, an interesting old house with historical associations. Total area about nine acres. The residence and about 5 1/2 acres, let on lease expiring Lady Day, 1940, at £180 per annum, the remainder let on yearly tenancy at £14 per annum. Long frontages to Cricket Green and Madeira Road.

To be offered for SALE by AUCTION, in the Hanover Square Estate Room, on Wednesday, 14th July, 1920, in convenient lots.

The Canons was occupied by Leonard Elphinston Brunel HOMAN, from 1911? to 1938. He died on 28th September, 1938, at aged 75. He left just under £25,000 to his widow Sybil Eustace Holman. This is equivalent to £1.5 million in 2016 values.

See also Mrs Derek Homan.

Reported in the London Daily News of 29th May 1911, that James George Henry Glass was a director of the Bengal Nagpur Railway Co.

From Ancestry National Probate Register

GLASS James George Henry of The Canons Mitcham Surrey died 21 April 1911 at Naples Italy Probate Landon 20 May to Donald James Cumberlege Glass esquire and George Rupert Thomas Upton barrister-at-law.

Effects £216,885 6s. 9d.

This is equivalent to about £23 million in 2016 values.

World War 1 Connections
2nd Lieutenant James Fraser Glass

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