Revision of Wallace timeline from Sat, 2008-06-14 16:30

Timeline of places and houses where Wallace lived

By George Beccaloni


House and/or place

8 January 1823-1828

Lives in Kensington Cottage, Usk, Monmouthshire (Wallace was born here).

1828-early 1837

Five childhood homes in Hertford and Hertford Grammar School.

Early 1837-summer 1837

Lives with his brother John in Robert Street, London.

Summer 1837-December 1843

Works as a land-surveyor and travels widely in England and Wales.

Early 1844-Easter 1845

Boards in the Headmaster’s House at the Collegiate School, Leicester.

Easter 1845-early 1848

Lives in Neath, Wales (he initially lodges with Mr. Thomas Sims; then rents Llantwit Cottage).

26 April 1848-1 October 1852

Spends four years travelling in South America.

Christmas 1852-March 1854

Rents 44 Upper Albany Street, London.

March 1854-April 1862

Spends eight years travelling in South East Asia and whilst there writes his famous "Sarawak Law" and "Ternate" papers.

April 1862-April 1865

Stays with his sister and her husband at 5 Westbourne Grove Terrace, London.

April 1865-mid 1867;

summer 1868-March 1870

Rents 9 St. Mark’s Crescent, Regent’s Park, London.

Mid 1867-summer 1868

Stays at Treeps in Hurstpierpoint, Sussex (Wallace’s father-in-law’s house).

25 March 1870-25 March 1872

Rents Holly House, Tanner Street, Barking.

25 March 1872-July 1876

Builds and lives in The Dell, Grays, Essex.

July 1876-March 1878

Rents Rose Hill, Dorking, Surrey.

March 1878-1880

Rents Waldron Edge, Duppas Hill, Croydon.

1880-May 1881

Rents Pen-y-Bryn, Croydon.

May 1881-June 1889

Designs, builds and lives in Nutwood Cottage, Godalming, Surrey.

June 1889-December 1902

Rents, then buys Corfe View, Parkstone, Dorset.

December 1902-7 November 1913

Designs, builds and lives in Old Orchard, Broadstone, Dorset (Wallace dies here).

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith