Various parties


Reference, Research, Information


Secondary Values (KHS Imposed Order)


Small subject file which includes histories of the weatherboard house, Houghton (erected 1853, now demolished), which once stood in Princess Street near Ivy Grange. The file includes a typescript of the chapter on Houghton by Dorothy Rogers published in ‘Lovely Old Homes of Kew’ (1960) and an undated document written by Louisa Hamilton which provides some information about the early history of Houghton but also records the development behind Houghton of 14 self-contained units for war widows. A Vasey newsletter (Circular No.144, August 1984) includes a quote from 1960 relating to the opening of the flats by Hon Hugh Robertson, Minister for Social Services.