Table of Notable Inhabitants on the Burlington Estate
1. Lord Sidney Beauclerk, son of the Duke of St.
Albans and father of Topham Beauclerk,
1735–6; John Shirley, esquire, 1737; Robert
Shirley, esquire, 1738–42; Miss Manners, 1743–1748; Lady Ann Connelly (? daughter of Sir
Thomas Wentworth, third Baron Raby), 1754;
Lady Drake, 1755–70; Miss Sophia Drake,
1770–83; George Squibb, auctioneer, 1801–14.
2. John Trusler (? eccentric divine), 1764–5; Elias
Prestage, auctioneer, 1778; William Haines,
engraver and painter who had his studio here,
3. Colonel the Hon. William Egerton, 1721–3;
Lady Forbes, wife of George Forbes, Baron
Forbes, later third Earl of Granard, naval commander and diplomatist, 1731–4; Lady Elizabeth
Granard, 1735–40; Hon. Mrs. Egerton, 1741–1744; John Egerton, second Duke of Bridgwater,
1747; Stephen Johnson, chaplain to Russian
ambassador, 1756–61; Rev. Doctor Russell,
4. Frederick Moore Simpson, architect, 1894.
5. Francis Whitworth, M.P., Surveyor General of
Woods and Forests, 1722–37; Doctor William
Carmichael, later Archbishop of Dublin, 1745–1753; Wenman Coke (? father of first Earl of
Leicester), 1754–61; Colonel Carey, 1761–1770 or 1771; Lady Ramsden (? widow of
Sir John, third baronet), 1770 or 1771–5;
Charles Meadows (? later Charles Pierrepoint,
first Earl of Manvers), 1776 or 1777–81; Doctor
William Smith, 1782–3; Robert Liston, surgeon,
1840–7; Sir William Bowman, ophthalmic surgeon, 1850–92.
6. Lady Teynham, widow of eighth Baron, 1724–1730; Alexander Hume-Campbell, second Earl
of Marchmont, 1733; Henry Somerset (afterwards Scudamore), third Duke of Beaufort,
1734–6; Baron Hop(p), Dutch envoy, 1737–1761; Count Woronzof, Russian envoy, 1762;
Thompson for Russian ambassador, 1765–9;
Jeremiah Dyson, civil servant and politician,
1770–6; William Mitford, historian, 1789–1824.
7. Lieutenant-General Richard Gorges, M.P.,
1721–8; George Brudenell, third Earl of Cardigan, 1729–31; John Monson, first Lord
Monson, 1733–4; Edward Stanley, eleventh
Earl of Derby, 1740–2; Robert Marsham,
second Baron Romney, 1753–8; Hon. Henry
Grenville, 1758–61; Doctor Anthony Addington, physician, father of below, 1762–80; Henry
Addington, first Viscount Sidmouth, Prime
Minister, 1805–1807 or 1808 and 1816–24;
John Randolph, Bishop of Bangor and later of
London, 1807 or 1808–10; F. H. W. Cornewall,
Bishop of Worcester, 1811–16.
8. Thomas Walker, M.P., Surveyor General of
Crown Lands, 1721–48; George Fermor,
second Earl of Pomfret, 1770–2; General
Harvey, 1772–5; Thomas Gisborne, physician,
1782–1806; Admiral Sir Eliab Harvey, commanded Téméraire at Trafalgar, 1808–30.
9. Anthony Grey, Earl of Harold, son of the Duke
of Kent, 1721–3; Sir Jacob Des Bouverie, first
Viscount Folkestone, 1737–61; Lady Folkestone
to 1780; Sir Thomas Skipworth (? Sir Thomas
George Skipworth, fourth baronet of Newbold
Hall, Warwickshire), 1780–4; John Calcraft the
younger, politician, 1809–16; William O'Bryen,
second Marquis of Thomond, 1816–19; Clayton
and Bell, glass painters, 1911–35; John Belcher
and John James Joass, architects, 1912–19;
Francis Bacon, architect, 1916–19; James M. W.
Halley, architect, 1916–19; Mervyn (later Sir
Mervyn) E. Macartney, architect, 1916–27.
10. Sir John Rouse (? Sir John Rouse, fifth baronet,
father of first Earl of Stradbroke), 1758–65;
Sir James Gray (? diplomatist and antiquary),
1766–7; Hon. Henry Grenville, 1769–80;
George Stultz, tailor, from 1809 (to 1915,
latterly as Stultz, Binnie & Co.).
11. Lady Caroline Mountjoy, 1731–c. 1738; Lady
Ann Mountjoy, c. 1738–42; Francis Reynolds,
M.P. for Lancaster, father of below, 1750–73;
Thomas Reynolds, afterwards Reynolds-Moreton, second Lord Ducie of Tortworth, 1773–4.
14. Colonel Sir Edmund Elwell, baronet, Comptroller of Excise, 1721–40; Sir John Elwell,
baronet, 1740–56; Charles Lyttelton, antiquary
and Bishop of Carlisle, 1767–8; Sir John Trevelyan, fourth baronet, 1768–71; Thomas Gisborne
(see No. 8), 1773–81; Alexander Cuming,
mathematician and watchmaker, 1782–90.
15e. John St. John, tenth Baron St. John of Bletso,
? 1725–7; Lady Hereford, widow of eigth
Viscount, 1729–40; W. Bush, architect and
surveyor, 1853–7 to 1869.
16. Samuel Sandys, later first Baron Sandys, Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1725–42.
17. Charles Wither, M.P., Surveyor General of
Woods and Forests, 1725–7 to 1731;
Hester, Lady Cobham, widow of Richard Granville, later Countess Temple, 1737–49; John
Moore, physician and man of letters, 1784–99
(his son, General Sir John Moore, stayed here);
Sir Alexander Crichton, physician, 1800–4.
18. General Sir John West, seventh Baron (later
first Earl) De La Warr, 1725–7 to 1740; Lady
Preston (? widow of second Viscount), 1741–58;
Admiral Sir John Moore, 1763–79.
1. Sir Theodore Janssen, South Sea Company
Director, 1725 or 1726–34; Lady Gifford
(? widow of Sir John Gifford, second baronet of
Burstall, Leicestershire), 1736–52; Henry Arundell, seventh Baron Arundell of Wardour, 1753–1756; Lady Arundell, widow of above, to 1764;
Sir Robert Mackreth, club proprietor, 1764–
2. Lady Forrester, 1728; Lady Buck (? widow of
Sir Charles Buck, third baronet of Hamby
Grange, Lincolnshire), 1729–34; Brigadier
Richbell, 1748–9; Hon. Mrs. Ann Pitt, 1760–3;
Frederick J. Francis, architect, 1846–50.
3. Sir Brownlow Sherard, third baronet of Lopethorpe, Lincolnshire, 1728–36; Thomas Penstone, hairdresser, 1768–1808.
4. Lady Forbes, wife of George, Lord Forbes, later
third Earl of Granard, 1729–30; Colonel
Douglas (? Robert Douglas, M.P. for Orkney,
Colonel, killed at Fontenoy, brother of below),
1741–3; James Douglas, fourteenth Earl of
Morton, 1745–6 (but living in France and imprisoned in Bastille, 1746); Henry Pelham,
1762–9; Countess Dowager Cornwallis, widow
of first Earl, 1769–84; Captain (later Admiral
Sir) William Cornwallis, son of above, 1784–9;
William Fisher, artist, 1845–50; Read and
Macdonald, architects at No. 4A, 1895 or 1896–
5. Samuel Masham, first Baron Masham, and wife
Abigail, confidante to Queen Anne, 1725–36;
Samuel Masham, second Baron Masham, 1737–1776; Richard Seccombe, upholsterer, 1778–1808; John Weyland (? writer on Poor Laws),
6. ? Doctor Paul Buissière, surgeon, 1720–39;
Doctor Alex. Mayersbach, 1791–6.
7. ? Colonel Thomas Harrison, 1720–2; Erasmus
Lewis, 1724–54 (Alexander Pope stayed here
with Lewis, c. 1739–40); Lady Stuart Shirley,
1762–74; William Booth, Messenger in Ordinary to H.M., 1780–3; Colonel Strickland,
1784–5; Samuel John Stump, painter and
8. Christian Cole, former Resident at Venice,
dilettante, 1720–7; Madam Fenton (? Lavinia
Fenton, actress, later married third Duke of
Bolton), 1728–30; Colonel James Durand,
9. Colonel Dormer, part of 1729; Lady Henrietta
Cholmondeley, 1742–9; Lady Cholmondeley,
10. Colonel Robinson, 1750–61.
11. Doctor John Arbuthnot, friend of Pope, 1721–1735; Doctor Askew or Ascough (? Francis
Ayscough, D.D., Clerk of the Closet to Prince
Frederick 1740), 1743–4.
12. Lady Folliott, widow of third Baron of Ballyshannon, 1722–42; Doctor William Cox, 1747–1754.
14. Colonel Hayes (? Colonel Robert Hayes), (ref. 675)
1729–31; Lady Harriot Lumley, 1733–40; Lady
Hatton, 1743–54; William Needham, Messenger
in Ordinary to H.M., 1774–80.
15. Lord William Manners, son of second Duke of
Rutland, 1728–33; Lucius Charles Cary, seventh
Viscount Falkland, 1733; George Robinson,
hairdresser, 1772–97; Peter Frederick Robinson,
16. William Deyman (? the Mr. Diamond, apothecary, visited by Dr. Johnson in Cork Street in
1752), (ref. 676) 1746–52; Read and Macdonald,
17. Lady Sherborne, c. 1724; Lady Fitzwilliam,
1749–60; General (Charles or George) Vernon,
18. (Sir) Edward Wilmot, physician, 1727–9;
Brigadier Fielding, 1729–31; Colonel Edward
Wolfe, father of General James Wolfe (see No.
10 Old Burlington Street), 1735.
28. Basil Ionides, architect, 1929–44.
29. Robert Hooper, medical writer, had 'Surgical
Theatre' here, 1806–14.
30. William Tassie, modeller (see No. 26 Old
Burlington Street), 1831–3.
NEW BOND STREET
1. ? Rev. Dr. Joseph Smith, later Provost of Queen's
College, Oxford, 1720 to 1724–6.
2. William Capon (? the architect and scene painter
who d. 1827, and his son), 1809–42.
4. Lady Sherborne, 1721.
5. Lady Rouse, 1721.
15–16. Charles Cornwallis, fourth Baron Cornwallis,
1720–2; Charles Cornwallis, fifth Baron (later
first Earl) Cornwallis, 1722–31; Ralph Verney,
second Earl Verney, 1747–58; Sir William
Dalbin, baronet, 1758–60; Catherine, Duchess
of Devonshire, widow of third Duke, 1768–77.
18. Thomas Hamilton, sixth Earl of Haddington,
1721–3; Lady Elizabeth Wentworth, 1724–30;
Lavinia Fenton ('Mrs. Beswick'), actress, later
wife of third Duke of Bolton, 1731–4.
NEW BURLINGTON STREET
1. Lady Mary Howard, daughter of third Earl of
Carlisle, 1753–86; Thomas Dimsdale, Baron of
the Russian Empire, physician, 1787–94; John
Clarke, physician, 1795–1815; Sir George Gray
(? Sir George Grey, second baronet, statesman),
2. Sir Joseph Banks, scientist, perhaps lived here
with his uncle, Robert Banks Hodgkinson, c.
1765–7. (ref. 677)
3. General Charles Cadogan, second Baron
Cadogan, 1763–76; John Crosbie, Viscount
Crosbie, later second Earl of Glandore, 1778–9;
Charles Sloane Cadogan, third Baron Cadogan,
later first Earl of the second creation, 1786–8;
Henry Petty, third Marquess of Lansdowne,
1808–10; Sir William Rumbolt (? Sir William
Rumbold, third baronet), 1811–12 to 1813; Sir
George Talbot, third baronet, 1813–33.
4. Henry Worsley, former Governor of Barbados
and envoy to Portugal, 1738–40; Sir Robert
Worsley of Appledurcombe, fourth baronet,
1741–7; Lionel Tollemache, fourth Earl of
Dysart, 1748–58; Admiral John Forbes, 1758–1761; Robert Carteret, third Earl Granville,
1764–75; Sir Charles Pratt, first Earl Camden,
Lord Chancellor, 1778–84; Henry Frederick
Thynne Carteret, first Baron Carteret, 1787–98;
Sir Philip Gibbs (? Sir Philip Gibbes, first
baronet, of Springhead, Barbados and Faikley,
Oxon.), 1798–1815; Sir Charles Hulse, fourth
baronet, 1822–54; Sir Edward Hulse, fifth
5. Anne, Dowager Viscountess Irwin, Lady of
Bedchamber to Princess of Wales, 1738–64;
George Squibb, auctioneer, 1791–7; 'Dowager
Lady Harvey' (? widow of Captain John
Augustus Hervey, styled Lord Hervey, son of
fourth Earl of Bristol), 1798–1804; Martin
Tupper, author (with his father, Dr. Martin
Tupper, physician, d. 1844), 1825–45; (Royal)
Asiatic Society, 1848–69.
6. John Sawbridge, Lord Mayor of London, 1765–1784; Sir Walter Rawlinson, knight, merchant, (ref. 678)
1784–91; Edmund Boyle, seventh Earl of Cork
and Orrery, 1796–7; Dowager Countess of Cork
and Orrery, widow of above, bluestocking and
hostess, 1799–1840; Robert Cocks, music publishers, 1844–1904.
7. Alan Broderick, second Viscount Midleton,
1738–47; Lady Midleton, widow of above,
1747–55; Colonel (? Charles) Floyer, 1757–63;
John Henry Upton, second Baron, later first
Viscount Templetown, 1798–1803; William
Eliot, second Earl of St. Germans, 1825–45;
Lord Henry Thynne (younger son of third
Marquess of Bath), 1857; Thomas Heron
Jones, seventh Viscount Ranelagh, 1858–74.
8. George Nassau Clavering-Cowper, Viscount
Fordwich, later third Earl Cowper, 1764;
Thomas Pakenham, second Earl of Longford,
1815–19; Henry Colburn, publisher, 1824–1834; Richard Bentley, publisher, 1834–c. 1867
(retired). In partnership with Colburn (above)
from 1829. The firm continued here until 1898.
9. Lieutenant-Colonel William Elliott, 1737–64;
Lady Frances Elliott, 1764–73; Lady Ladd,
1782–6; General Sir David Dundas, 1797–1803; Henry Clutton, architect, 1858–77.
10. John Wallop, first Earl of Portsmouth, 1742–62;
Field-Marshal Sir John Griffin Griffin, fourth
Baron Howard de Walden and first Baron Braybrooke, 1762–97; Lady Howard de Walden,
widow of above, to 1803; second Baron Braybrooke, 1803–25; third Baron Braybrooke,
editor of Pepys's Diary, 1825–58; fourth Baron
11. Thomas Alcock (? surgeon to St. James's Workhouse, 1813–28), 1823–33; Sir James E.
Anderson, physician, 1833–52; John S. M.
Churchill, medical publisher, 1854–70 (retired).
Firm continued until 1896–7 as J. and A.
12. General Panton, 1743–5; Countess of Peterborough (née Brown), 1755–61; Charles Mordaunt, fourth Earl of Peterborough (? paid rates
for tenants), 1762–75 (intermittently); Lady
Glynn (? widow of Sir Richard, first baronet),
1775–88; Lieutenant-Colonel Glynn (? Thomas,
son of above), 1788–95; Frank Consitt, surgeon,
1796–1800; Doctor Robert M. Kerrison, 1809–
1845; S. W. Sibley, physician, 1858–75.
13. Lady Woodhouse, 1738; William Henry
Zuylestein, fourth Earl of Rochford, 1739–42;
John Montagu, fifth Earl of Sandwich, 1797–1809; Martin Tupper, author (born here, son of
Dr. Martin Tupper, physician), 1810–24;
Colonel Thomas Armstrong, 1825–43; Colonel
(Sir) George Cadogan, son of third Earl Cadogan,
1846–51; Colonel Courtley, 1857.
14. Captain (later Lieutenant-Colonel) Hon. Charles
Feilding, 1737–42; Lady Stafford, widow of
third Earl, 1752–8; Sir Edward Dering, sixth
baronet, 1759–67; Joseph Banks, later Sir
Joseph, first baronet, scientist, 1771–7; Horatio
Walpole, second Earl of Orford, second creation,
1788–1811; Admiral Sir Joseph Yorke, 1819–1831; S. F. Edge, limousine car manufacturers,
1903–13; D. Napier and Son Ltd., motor car
15. Colonel Needham, 1784–9; General Richard
Grenville, 1789–1805; Sir George James Ludlow, third Earl Ludlow, 1811–38.
16. William Home, eighth Earl of Home, 1743;
Hon. James Stewart Mackenzie, 1752–8, 1760–1764; Colonel Fitzroy (? Colonel Charles Fitzroy, later first Baron Southampton, A.D.C. to
Ferdinand of Brunswick at Minden), 1759–60;
Major-General Keppel, 1764–7; Peregrine
Bertie, 1768–71; Anthony Preston, eleventh
Viscount Gormanston, 1771–84; Commodore
George Johnstone, Governor of West Florida,
1784–7; Sir John Frederick, fifth baronet,
1806–9; General Campbell, 1813–24; Philip
Charles Sidney, first Baron De L'Isle and Dudley,
1837–51; Hon. Adelaide Sidney, daughter of
above, 1851–2; Royal Archaeological Institute,
OLD BURLINGTON STREET
1. (Queensberry, later Uxbridge, House). Charles
Douglas, third Duke of Queensberry, 1724–78;
John Gay, c. 1729–32; Henry Bayly, afterwards
Paget, first Earl of Uxbridge, 1789–1812;
Henry William Paget, first Marquess of Anglesey,
1812–54; Mewès and Davis, architects, 1935 to
2. Thomas Catesby Paget, Lord Paget, author,
1721–4 (see No. 3); Colonel Tobias Cremer
(? Captain Toby Cramer of Harrison's Foot
Regiment, 1716 (ref. 679) ), 1731–7; Madam Hill
(? relation of Abigail (Hill), Lady Masham),
1738–61;? Samuel Masham, second Baron
Masham, 1762–3 (or non-resident ratepayer);
Stephen Fox, afterwards Fox-Strangways, first
Earl of Ilchester, 1763–76; Peter Whitewood,
dentist, 1777–99; John Waite, dentist, 1800–20.
3. Thomas, Lord Paget (see No. 2), 1721–30; Lady
Eliza Wearg, 1731–45; Lady Margaret Herbert, c. 1747–9; Major Sawyer, c. 1750–3;
Countess Fitzwilliam, wife of third Earl (d.
1756), 1754–69; Thomas Lloyd, apothecary,
4. Hon. Mrs. Anne Lumley (widow of General
Henry Lumley), 1723–36; Henry Harcourt
esquire, 1737; John Poulett, second Earl
Poulett, 1738–50; Colonel Speak, 1751–3; Lady
Drake, widow of Sir William, baronet, 1753–82;
George Augustus North, third Earl of Guilford,
1782–93; Poole and Cooling, tailors, 1828–82
(latterly as Henry Poole and Company).
5. Colonel the Hon. William Egerton, 1723–32;
Hon. Mrs. Poyntz, 1756–7 to 1763; General
Durand, 1763–5 (see No. 8 Cork Street); FieldMarshal Studholme Hodgson, 1766–98; James
Copland, physician, 1840–69; Baroness M. de
6. Lord Charles Spencer, politician, 1762–5; John
Heaton, agent to the Duke of Devonshire, 1777–1817; R. Pollen, 1818–42; C. and J. Weatherby
(Racing Calendar Office), 1842–1913.
7. Lady Sophia Duncombe, 1722–7; Doctor Tomlinson, 1738–43; John Heaton (see No. 6),
1783–8 and 1795–1817; John Shaw (?surgeon),
1817–25; Ralph Nevill, author, 1920–30.
8. Governor Johnson, 1768–76; S. P. Cockerell,
architect, 1802–27; C. R. Cockerell, architect,
son of above whom he succeeded here until 1837;
Walter Frederick Cave, architect, 1897–1919.
9. Sir Noah Thomas, physician, 1761–76; General
Russell Manners, 1786–1807; S. P. Cockerell
(see No. 8), 1808–10.
10. Colonel John Ligonier (later Field-Marshal Earl
Ligonier), 1723–30; Lord Sidney Beauclerk, son
of first Duke of St. Albans and father of Topham
Beauclerk, 1731–4; Lord Vere Beauclerk,
brother of above, 1735; Lord Henry Beauclerk,
brother of above, 1736–42; Major-General
Edward Wolfe, 1743–51 (father of General
James Wolfe who stayed here during this period,
latterly, as he said, 'in the idlest dissolute abandoned manner that could be conceived'); (ref. 680) Sir
John Abercrombie (? General Sir John Abercromby, d. 1817), 1816–17; John Whitaker
Hulke, surgeon, 1859–95; John Belcher and John
James Joass, architects, 1920–6.
11. Mr. Kreyenberg, Hanoverian Resident, 1722–c. 1727; Norborne Berkeley, later Lord Botetourt, 1741–2; Robert Hoblyn esquire (? book
collector), 1743; John Wood, apothecary, 1771–1813; John Syer Bristowe, physician, 1868–87.
12. Sir Thomas Hanmer, baronet, former Speaker of
the House of Commons, 1723–7; Thomas
Wynne esquire, 1728–43; Sir Thomas Wynne,
1743–8; Captain Draper (? Lieutenant-General
Sir William Draper, 1721–87), 1752; Mark
Akenside, poet and physician, 1762–70; Sir
Egerton Leigh (? first baronet, Attorney-General
of South Carolina), 1776–8; Doctor Thomas
Denman (? physician, 1733–1815), 1780–92;
Sir Richard Croft, accoucheur, 1792–1818;
Robert Liston, surgeon, 1834–40; Sir John
Forbes, physician, 1840–59; Arthur Leared,
traveller and physician, 1859–79.
13. Lieutenant-General Archibald Hamilton, 1721–1749; Constantine Phipps (? later first Baron
Mulgrave), 1752–6; William Bouverie, first
Earl of Radnor, 1762–7; Sir John Macnamara
Hayes, physician, 1792–1809; Sir Charles Aldis,
surgeon, 'founded Cancer hospital, Clifford
Street,' (ref. 241) 1832–63; John Syer Bristowe (see
No. 11), 1887–95.
13a. Hon. Mrs. Ann Britton, 1724–41; Sir William
14. St. George's and St. James's Dispensary, 1817–1823.
15. Sir Humphrey Howard, 1723–4; Nicholas
Dubois, architect, c. 1726–9; Colonel Thomas
Coggan or Cockayne, 1731–48.
16. Colonel Armstrong, 1810–17.
22. E. Lankester, man of science, 1845–54 (Sir
Edwin Ray Lankester, zoologist, his son, born
here in 1847); Rev. John Oakley, curate of St.
Luke's, Berwick Street, and of St. James's, Piccadilly, later Dean of Manchester, 1865–7;
Robert Kerr, architect, 1868–98; Richard
Phené Spiers, architect, 1869–72; Herbert
Marshall, architect, 1871–8.
23. Andrew Thomas Blayney, eleventh Baron
Blayney, 1816; William Mitford, historian,
24. James Northcote (? painter and author), 1781–9.
25. Lady Phillipa Pratt, 1725–7 to 1735; Doctor
Michael Connell, 1736–63; Lady Phyllis
Connell, 1763–7; General (Sir) John Irwin,
1770–7; Countess of Castlehaven, widow of
eighth Earl, 1777–84; George Hyde, apothecary, 1785–1814.
26. Dowager Lady Romney, Lady of the Bedchamber
to Princess of Orange, 1725–7 to 1733; William
Tassie, modeller, 1831–3.
27. Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster of Works,
1723–37; Lord Fairfax of Cameron, 1915–23.
28. Major-General Folliott, 1741–8; Charles Lyttelton, Bishop of Carlisle and antiquary, 1763–6;
Governor Lyttelton (? Sir Richard Lyttelton,
Governor of Minorca, brother of above), 1766–1767; John Gunning, surgeon, 1768–81;
Joseph Ireland, architect, 1816–30; Richard
Anthony Stafford, surgeon, 1838–54.
29. Field-Marshal George Wade, 1725–48; John
Smith Bourke, afterwards De Burgh, eleventh
Earl of Clanricarde, 1770–7; Robert Monckton
Arundell, fourth Viscount Galway, 1777–8;
Sir Charles Asgill, second baronet, Colonel of
11th Regiment of Foot (see Burke's Extinct
Baronetcies, 1844, for his capture at Yorktown
when serving under the Marquess Cornwallis),
1778–85; Sir John Call, military engineer,
1786–1801; Charles Cornwallis, first Marquess
Cornwallis, 1802–5; Charles Cornwallis, second
Marquess Cornwallis, 1805–23.
30. Sir Michael Newton, K.B. and baronet, M.P.,
1725–43; Lady Gower, widow of first Earl,
1777–85; Hon. Edward Bouverie, younger son
of first Viscount Folkestone, 1785–1810; Francis
North, fourth Earl of Guilford, 1811–12; Sir
Thomas Neave, second baronet, 1812–35.
31. Sir William Stapleton, M.P., 1724; John Lord
Hervey, memoir-writer, 1725–30; Stephen Fox,
afterwards Fox-Strangways, first Earl of Ilchester,
1730–64; Lady Ilchester, 1765–71; first Earl of
Ilchester, 1772–5; Lady Ilchester, 1776–84;
Colonel Stephen Digby, son-in-law of first Earl
of Ilchester, 1784–8; Henry Thomas FoxStrangways, second Earl of Ilchester, 1788–1802;
Henry Stephen Fox-Strangways, third Earl of
Ilchester, 1802–4; Countess of Ilchester, 1804–1809; third Earl of Ilchester, 1809–58; William
Thomas Horner Fox-Strangways, fourth Earl of
Ilchester, 1858–65; Countess of Ilchester, 1865–1866; William George Hylton Jolliffe, first
Baron Hylton, second husband of above, Conservative Whip, 1866–7; George Ponsonby
O'Callaghan, second Viscount Lismore, 1867–1898; Viscountess Lismore, 1898–1900; Lenygon & Co. Ltd., 1909–53; Sir Albert Richardson
and E. A. S. Houfe, architects, 1948–53.
32. Henry Pelham, M.P., later Prime Minister,
1722–32; Lord William Manners, son of second
Duke of Rutland, 1733–74; John Manners,
1774–80; John Gunning, surgeon, 1781–98;
Alleyne Fitzherbert, Lord St. Helens, diplomatist, 1799–1809; Samuel Cartwright, dentist,
1823–57; Samuel Beverley and Frank Thomas
Verity, architects (latterly Beverley only),
33. Seventh Earl of Warwick, 1720–1; Countess of
Warwick, widow of sixth Earl and of Joseph
Addison, 1721–31; Charlotte Addison, daughter
of above, 1732–47; John Dymoke, King's
Champion, 1780–4; General William Greenfield, 1785–96; Count de Brühl, Saxon ambassador, 1796–1809; Sir James G. Craufurd, second
34. Hon. Richard Arundell, M.P., Surveyor General
of Works, 1720–49; Thomas Townshend, Teller
of the Exchequer, 1751–80; Rt. Hon. or Colonel
William Elliott or Eliot, 1808–19; Gilbert
Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, second Earl of
Minto, diplomatist, 1819–21; Eric Mackay,
seventh Lord Reay, 1821–3; General the Hon.
Henry F. C. Cavendish, son of first Earl of Burlington (second creation), 1823–73.
Letters were written by William Pitt from Savile
Street, 22 July 1783. (ref. 681)
1. Bryan Fairfax, Commissioner of Customs (and
his brother Ferdinando), 1733–49; Hon. Robert
Fairfax, later seventh Baron Fairfax of Cameron,
1750–7; Sir John Shaw, 1758–9 or 1760;
General John Waldegrave, third Earl of Waldegrave, who distinguished himself at Minden
(1759) and Warburg and Kloster Campen (July
and October 1760), 1760–71; Colonel St. John
(? Henry St. John, later General, son of second
Viscount St. John), 1771–3; Lord Richard
Cavendish, younger son of fourth Duke of
Devonshire, grandson of third Earl of Burlington,
1773–81; Lord George Cavendish, later first
Earl of Burlington (second creation), brother of
above, 1784–1818; Hon. John Simpson of
Babworth Hall, Nottinghamshire, 1819–40;
Zadock Aaron Jessel, diamond merchant and
father of Sir George Jessel, Master of the Rolls,
1841–64; New University Club, 1866–8; Royal
Geographical Society, 1871–1912; Hawkes and
Company, 1913 to date.
2. Theophilus Hastings, ninth Earl of Huntingdon
(and wife Selina, the Evangelical Countess),
1735–40; Nicholas Hardinge, Clerk to the House
of Commons and litterateur, 1739–58; Dowager
Countess De La Warr, widow of fourth Earl,
1811–26; Rev. Thomas Thurlow (? son of
Thomas, Bishop of Durham, the younger brother
of the Lord Chancellor), 1830–7; Stafford Club,
1860–75; St. George's Club, 1875–85; Royal
London Yacht Club, 1885–1906.
3. Hon. William Finch, M.P., Vice-Chamberlain
of Household, 1735–66; Admiral Sir Charles
Knowles, 1768; Admiral John Forbes, 1768–96;
General Ross (? Alexander Ross), 1796–1809;
William Wellesley-Pole, third Earl of Mornington and first Baron Maryborough, brother of
Duke of Wellington (Chief Secretary for Ireland,
1809–12), 1810–44; James Startin, surgeon,
1850–73; E. W. Cottle, surgeon, 1876–95; Lady
Layard, widow of Sir Henry Layard, 1896–1912.
4. General Parker (? Lieutenant-General George
Lane Parker), 1758–82; John Richard West,
fourth Earl De La Warr, 1783–94; Richard
Bingham, Lord Bingham, later second Earl of
Lucan, 1796–8; Doctor Robert Lee, obstetric
physician, 1843–75; S. W. Sibley, physician,
1875–8; Scientific Club, 1879–83.
5. Colonel Thomas Hatton, 1736–67; Colonel
Raban, 1825–9; Doctor J. C. Somerville, 1831–1837; Doctor George Cursham, physician,
1837–59; S. J. Goodfellow, physician, 1859–74;
Doctor James Edmunds, Medical Officer of
Health, St. James's, Westminster, 1874–8;
M. M. McHardy, surgeon, 1878–1911.
6. John Carmichael, third Earl of Hyndford, diplomatist, 1756–61; Thomas Dimsdale, Baron of
the Russian Empire, physician, 1795–1800; Lady
Katherine Walpole, 1810–25; Henry Charles
Johnson, surgeon, 1837–63; Samuel Solly,
surgeon, 1863–71; J. F. Payne, physician, 1873–
1877; R. J. Lee, physician, 1878–93.
7. Lionel Tollemache, fourth Earl of Dysart, 1739–1744; Edward Noel, first Viscount Wentworth,
1753–74 (intermittently); Sir Egerton Leigh
(? first baronet, see No. 12 Old Burlington
Street), 1775–6; Thomas Noel, second Viscount
Wentworth, 1777–82; Samuel Pepys Cockerell,
architect, 1788–1801; Sir Thomas Trigge,
1802–14; Lady Catherine Trigge, 1814–34;
Dame J. M. Trigge, 1835–9; H. N. Pearson,
Dean of Salisbury, 1841–6.
8. Lieutenant-General Thomas Howard, Governor
of Berwick, 1735–53; Colonel Woodford, 1790–1794; Augustus Bozzi Granville, physician and
Italian patriot, 1818–(?)24, described in ratebooks as 'physician to the Sardinian Ambassador'; (ref. 24) Thomas Joseph Pettigrew, surgeon,
1825–54; Edwin Lankester, man of science,
Medical Officer of Health, St. James's, Westminster, 1854–66.
9. Hugh Hume-Campbell, Lord Polwarth, later
third Earl of Marchmont, diplomat, 1735–43;
Lady Worley or Worsley (? widow of Sir Robert
Worsley, fourth baronet), 1748–9; Lady Jane
Coke, widow of Robert Coke (first occupant of
No. 14), 1750–60; Miss Draycott, heiress of
Lady Jane Coke, married 1764, second Earl of
Pomfret, 1760–4; George Fermor, second Earl
of Pomfret, 1764–7; Sir Anthony Abdy, fifth
baronet, 1767–75; Anthony Chamier, under
secretary of state and friend of Samuel Johnson,
1775–80; General Blaithwaite, 1791–3; Henry
Lee, surgeon, 1858–95.
10. Sir Charles Mansfield Clarke, accoucheur, 1814–1840; Dr. Joseph Moore, physician, 1840–54;
John Marshall, anatomist and surgeon, 1854–90.
11. George Legge, Lord Lewisham, later third Earl
of Dartmouth, 1782–5; Sir Robert Barker
(? Officer of East India Company), 1785–9;
Richard Beadon, Bishop of Gloucester, 1790–2;
William Henry Lyttelton, later third Baron
Lyttelton (second creation), 1816–19; George
Tierney, statesman, 1819–30; Richard Bright,
physician, discoverer of Bright's Disease, 1830–1858; Sir George Johnson, physician, 1859–96.
12. Lady Frederick, widow of Sir Thomas Frederick
and secondly of William Poyntz, 1748–67; John
Needham, tenth Viscount Kilmorey, 1771–87;
Sir Robert Gunning, first baronet, diplomatist,
1787–1804; Sir George Gunning, second
baronet, 1805–24; Sir William Cunningham,
1825–32; Lady Cunningham, 1833–45; George
Grote, historian, 1848–71; Mrs. Grote, widow
of above, to 1878.
13. General Johnson, 1782–5; Andrew Douglas
(? physician), 1787–91; Dowager Lady Hunloke, 1811–21; Lewis Vulliamy, architect,
1838–49; James Nichols, surgeon, 1850–71;
T. Edgelow, dentist, 1873–95; J. H. Craigie,
14. Brownlow Bertie, fifth Duke of Ancaster, 1762–1809; Henry Dundas, first Viscount Melville,
statesman, 1810–11; Sir George Warrender,
fourth baronet, Lord of Admiralty, 1812–13;
Richard Brinsley Sheridan, 1813–16 (he is said
to have lived also at No. 17); (ref. 682) Dowager Lady
Melville, widow of first Viscount, who married
secondly in 1814 the first Lord Wallace, 1819–1821 or 1822; Hon. Thomas Wallace, husband
of above, Vice-President of Board of Trade, later
Baron Wallace, 1821–2 to 1823–4; James
McGrigor (? Sir James McGrigor, army
surgeon), 1824–9; Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie
the elder, surgeon, 1831–61; Barnard White
Holt, consulting surgeon, 1861–94; E. Hurry
Fenwick, surgeon, 1894–1920.
15. Henrietta, Countess of Suffolk, 1735–67; Sir
John Rushout, later first Baron Northwick,
1768–95; Dr. Mayersback, 1796–9 (cf. No. 6
Cork Street); Countess of Clare, widow of first
Earl, 1802–29; Lady Gordon, 1830–5; Hon.
William Gordon, 1836–7; Lady Alice Gordon,
1837–41; James Yearsley, aural surgeon, 1849–1869; Savile Club, 1871–82.
16. Sir Henry Banks, 1766–74; Rev. Doctor Michael
Lort, Professor of Greek at Cambridge, 1782–1790; Rev. Doctor Anthony Hamilton, Vicar of
St. Martin in the Fields, 1792–7; Count
Welderen, 1798–1808; (Sir) Benjamin Brodie
(see No. 14), 1819–31; William Imrie, senior and
junior, dentists, 1838–65; J. S. Wells, surgeon,
1866–79; J. W. Haward, surgeon, 1880–99.
17. Lord Robert Montagu, later third Duke of
Manchester, 1735–9; William Gore, M.P. (?
friend of Gay), 1741–68; Philip Metcalfe, M.P.,
brewer, friend of Johnson, 1780–94; Countess
Dowager of Ely, widow of first Earl, 1799–1809; (Richard Brinsley Sheridan, see sub No.
14); George Basevi, architect, 1826–45; Richard
King, physician, traveller and ethnologist, 1847–1867; Offices of London University, 1867–70;
Burlington Fine Arts Club, 1870–c. 1940.
18. James Murray, second Duke of Atholl, 1736–9
to 1756; Frances Lady Banks, 1774–1806; Lady
Abdy (? widow of sixth baronet), 1812–29;
Doctor Henry Davies, 1830–50; Joseph Toynbee, aural surgeon, 1850–66; James Hinton,
aural surgeon and philosophical writer, 1866–74;
Sir William B. Dalby, aural surgeon, 1874–1909; A. H. Cheatle, surgeon and otologist,
19. John, Lord Carmichael, later third Earl of Hyndford, diplomat, 1735–6; Doctor Simon Burton,
Alexander Pope's physician, 1737–44; Doctor
Ross, 1750–3; W. H. Corfield, Professor of
Hygiene, University College, London, 1886–1903.
20. Francis Whitworth, M.P., Surveyor General
of Woods and Forests, 1737–42; Richard
Vernon, 'father of the Turf,' 1762–80; Sir
John Frederick, fifth baronet, 1780–97; Lady
Howard De Walden (? widow of first Baron
Braybrooke, see No. 10 New Burlington Street),
1806–7; Sir Stephen Glynne, baronet, 1807–9;
Robert P. Smith, advocate-general of Bengal,
brother of Rev. Sydney Smith, 1812–45; Rev.
Sydney Smith, brother of above, stayed here; (ref. 683)
Robert Vernon Smith (afterwards Vernon), first
Baron Lyveden, son of R. P. Smith above, 1845–1873; Lady Lyveden, widow of above, to 1882.
22–23. John Boson, wood carver, (ref. 167) 1735–43; Sir John
Bland, baronet, of Kippax Park, Yorks., 1744–6;
Sir Thomas Sebright, fifth baronet, 1748–58;
John Prestage, auctioneer, 1759 or earlier to 1769
(rated 1768–9 for part only); Colonel St. John
(see No. 1 Savile Row), 1768–71 (rated for part
of premises only); Henry William Bunbury,
artist and caricaturist, 1771–6 (for part only);
Squibb and Company, auctioneers, 1777–1834;
tenth Earl of Barrymore's private theatre (in
succession to Fantoccini marionette theatre),
1790–2; Michael Bryan (? connoisseur), 1793–1796; Eric Mackay, seventh Baron Reay,
1798–1803 (for part only); Rushworth and
Jarvis (later Rushworth and Brown), auctioneers,
1835–1937; Sir Paul Edmund de Strzelecki,
Australian explorer, 1854–6 to 1873 (for part
only); Y.M.C.A., 1881–95 (for part only);
Alpine Club, 1896–1937 (for part only).
24. Hon. Robert Byng, Paymaster of Navy, 1735–6;
Joseph Goupy, watercolour painter and etcher,
1737–47 or 1748; John Netterville, sixth Viscount Netterville, 1781–96.
25–26. Hon. Sarah Osborn of Chicksands, 1735–41;
Sir Danvers Osborn, third baronet, 1742–4;
Governor Samuel Ogle, 1744–6; Sir John
Bland (see No. 22–3), 1747–55; Wilmot
Vaughan (? later first Earl of Lisburne), 1756;
Henry Vernon (? of Hilton Park, Staffs.), 1756–1765; Lady Harriot Vernon (widow of above),
1766–75; Doctor William Rowley, surgeon,
1787–1806; Doctor Robert Hooper, medical
writer, lectured here on the practice of medicine,
1806–28; John Howship, surgeon, 1828–41;
Anthony Salvin, architect, 1842–9.
25 or 26 only. Francis Fowler, architect, 1850 to 1851–2.
25 only. F. G. Bennett, surgeon, 1891 to 1896–7.
27. Doctor Rowley (see No. 25–6), 1799–1800;
Charles Hawkins, surgeon, 1848–84; H. M.
Murray, physician, 1885–98.
34. C. R. Cockerell, architect, 1832–6 (additional to
adjacent No. 8 Old Burlington Street, q.v.).
38. Poole and Cooling, tailors, 1828–1961 (latterly
as Henry Poole and Company).