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Re: Magpie Hall Lane / Road Chatham
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2013, 14:51:58 »
Many thanks, scoop. That at least shows where the name comes from. It begs the question of course, did the cottages and ground mark the site of an earlier Magpie Hall?

The current junction of Listmas Road and Magpie Hall Road is of course where the former Magpie Tavern and All Saints Church stand. So thereabouts must have been the original Magpie Hall Cottages.

Many thanks again.

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Re: Magpie Hall Lane / Road Chatham
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2013, 12:48:20 »
From the Kentish Gazette 01 September 1807:

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Magpie Hall Lane / Road Chatham
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2013, 22:10:34 »
Does any one know how this road got it's name? Was there ever a Magpie Hall? The census refers to Magpie Hall Lane up to 1891 but in 1901 it records it as Magpie Hall Road.

Any ideas anyone?

 

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