Contents - People

Clicking on the name will take you to the entry in which that person is included.

  1. Bedford, John Thomas - Member of the Court of Common Council of the Corporation of London. Contributed articles about "Robert the Waiter" (see below) to The London Charivari. Died in 1900 at the age of 87 and his grave is in the City of London Cemetery
  2. Brooke, Sir Robert - Lord of the Manor of Wanstead ( from 1662)
  3. Campbell, Colen - Architect; designer of Wanstead House
  4. Child, Sir Josiah - (d. 1699) Chairman of the East India Company
  5. Child, Sir Josiah - (d. 1704) Son of Sir Josiah Child
  6. Child, Sir Richard - (d. 1750) (Lord Newton, Viscount Castlemaine [1718] and Earl Tylney [1733] - Half-brother of Sir Josiah Child and Lord of the Manor of Wanstead
  7. Doyley, John - Surveyor of Aldersbrook Manor
  8. Dudley, Robert - Lord of the Manor of Wanstead and Earl of Leicester
  9. Evelyn, John - Diarist
  10. Fry, Joseph - (d. 1896) Son of Elizabeth Fry, philantropist and Chairman of the Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association
  11. Greenhill, John - Owner of Hamfrith Estate and House (West Ham Hall)
  12. Gurney, John - Owner and seller of Hamfrith Estate.
  13. Hardwick, Thomas - Designer of St Mary's Church, Wanstead
  14. Heron, Sir John - (d. 1521) Lord of the Manor of Aldersbrook
  15. Heron, Sir Giles - (d. 1540) Son of Sir John Heron; Lord of the Manor of Aldersbrook
  16. Holt, Adam - Engineer; "Earl Tylney's gardener".
  17. Hulse, Sir Edward - Heir to Smart Lethullier of Aldersbrook Manor
  18. Hunter, Robert - Lexicographer, missionary, geologist and naturalist. His memorial is in the City of London Cemetery
  19. James, Duke of York - (d. 1701) Lord of the Manor of Wanstead until 1662
  20. Lethieullier, John - Father of Smart Lethullier and purchaser of Aldersbrook Manor
  21. Lethieullier, Smart - (d. 1760) Son of John Lethullier and inheritor of Aldersbrook Manor
  22. Lister, Gulielma - Niece of Joseph Lord Lister, Mycologist and author of The Flora of Wanstead Park District, 1941.
  23. London, George - Gardener; Helped design the grounds of Wanstead House for Sir Richard Child
  24. Long, Sir James - (d. 1794) Inheritor of the Manor of Wanstead
  25. Mildmay, Sir Henry - (d. c1664) Lord of the Manor of Wanstead
  26. Noble, John - Surveyor of Aldersbrook Manor for Smart Lethullier
  27. Pole-Tylney-Long-Wellesley, William - (d. 1857) 4th Earl of Mornington. married Catherine Tylney-Long.
  28. Pole-Tylney-Long-Wellesley, William Richard Arthur - (d. 1863) 5th Earl of Mornington. Son of William Wellesley-Pole (4th Earl of Mornington) and Catherine Tylney-Long
  29. Repton, Humphry - (d. 1818) Landscape gardener
  30. Rich, Lord Richard - (d. 1567) Ist Baron Rich, Lord of the Manor of Wanstead [1543] and High Chancellor of England
  31. Rich, Lord Robert - (d. 1580/81) 2nd Baron Rich, Son of Richard Rich and Inheritor of the Manor of Wanstead
  32. "Robert the Waiter" - nomme de plume of John T Bedford (see above)
  33. Rocque, Jean - French cartographer - producer of "Environs of London" 1745
  34. Elsden Tuffs, Jack - (b. 1922) Local (Wanstead) Historian and Archaeologist
  35. Tylney, John - (d. 1784) Son of Sir Richard Child
  36. Tylney Long, Catherine - (d. 1825) Daughter of Sir James Long and inheritor of Wanstead House
  37. Tylney Long, Sir James - (d. 1794) Lord of the Manor of Wanstead; purchaser of Aldersbrook Manor
  38. Wellesley, Henry - (d. 1884) Earl Cowley. Cousin of William Wellesley-Pole. Inheritor of the Manor of Wanstead
  39. Wellesley-Pole, William - (d. 1857) Vct. Wellesley and earl of Mornington. Nephew of the Duke of Wellington; married Catherine Tylney Long
  40. Wood, Eric - Author of Collins Field Guide to Archaeology