Timeline

1839

The land belonged to late Rev Newton Ogle and Charles Earl Grey and Henry B Ogle Esq who sold it to T Forsyth Esq.  According to the  1839 Abstract of title 'to a freehold and land called Westoe field houses'  John Saville Ogle agreed to sell Thomas Forsyth the parcel of land.  Any development of the land was not to be used as a slaughter house, bake house or anything that may cause to be a nuisance or annoyance.

1841

According to the 1841 census Thomas Forsyth and family resided at 1 Wellington Terrace. Details of the Forsyth family can be seen here.

1851

According to the 1851 census  Thomas Forsyth and family resided at 1 Wellington Terrace

1858

Thomas Forsyth died and  in his will Thomas Forsyth, Henry Wright Forsyth, son in law Robert Wilson and Robert Crosthwaite and brother in law W Wright were appointed trustees

1871

According to the 1871 census the Wilson family resided at 1 Wellington Terrace

1901

According to the 1901 census the Wilson family resided at 1 Wellington Terrace

1944

Up until 1944 Julia Jessie Wilson was continuing to live at 1 Wellington Terrace until her death

1954

Sale between Godfrey James Douglas Scott and the  Mayor (corporation) for 29 Beach Road. Still used as nursery/ 42 children on register on 30 March 1954.

1998

M Tech purchased the property

2005

Drug and Alcohol team based at the property

2009

Age Concern was given the building by the  Dora Dixon Trust.

For further information about the building and photos visit the Wellington Terrace section