1882 – Halton House, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

SM 48 – May 15

Baron Lionel de Rothschild – of the famous international banking family, and owner of Gunnersbury Park, in London (see ‘Site of the Month’ #15 – Aug 12) – bought Halton estate, near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, in 1853.   He did nothing of any significance with it, however, and eventually gave it to his middle son, Alfred, a bachelor and confirmed city dweller.[i] Continue reading “1882 – Halton House, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire”

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1881-92 – Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

 People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 12 of: Continue reading “1881-92 – Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire”