They were really pandering to the vanity of the subjects who probably supplied the details and had to to pay for the 'privilege' of their name appearing in print. In the hall still hangs a portrait of Charles II, by Lely,where it was placed about 1680, and there exists also in the hall the fireplace where, it is recorded, Charles II cooked food. It consists of a spacious house supposed to have been rebuilt by Richard Evelyn in the 17th century, and of 338 acres of arable and woodland. It is not surprising therefore that the biographies are quite brief and one sided. This Richard Evelyn married in 1648, Elizabeth Mynne, who, with her sister Anne, was co-heiress to their father's Estates of Woodcote and Horton. Here Henry VIII, had enclosed two parks, one, termed Little Park, wherein the Palace was situated, and the other, the Great, or Worcester Park, in which he built Worcester House. W., and he is a member of the Wellington, Bachelors' and Carlton Clubs. Queen Elizabeth was a frequent visitor at Nonsuch, and it was much favoured by James I. Nonsuch Park of today is pleasingly situated within a small, but well timbered park, the house being a fine specimen of the Elizabethan style of architecture, with embattled parapets, erected from the designs of St Jeffrey Wyattville. Son of William Coleman, veterinary surgeon; born at Sutton in 1861; educated privately; studied at the Royal Veterinary College in Edinburgh; took is diploma of M. Not every person of note is listed so this list should ASTON, Alfred Withall BAINBRIDGE-BELL, Waldegrave Dent BELL, John Herbert BELL, Theodore BRAITHWAITE, Basil BRIDGES, John Henry BROOKS, Herbert COATES, Edward Feetham COLBORNE, Francis COLEMAN, John COLTART, William Wilson FARMER, Captain William Robert Gamul GODFREY, Tom HUNTER, Archer George JAY, Edwin Burberry LANGLANDS, Walter Gerald LEMPRIERE, Arthur Reid MANTELL, John NORTHEY, Edward William PEACOCK, Henry Maurice REICHARDT, Ernest Noel RENDALL, Percy ROSEBERY, The Fifth Earl of SKILTON, Thomas THORNELY, William WALTERS, William Melmoth WARREN, Arthur John WILLIS, Henry WILSON, Edmund Garratt Youngest son of Benjamin Richard Aston, barrister-at-law, and of the Ecclesiastical Commission; born March 20th, 1852; educated privately. Hennell, of Sussex Gardens, Hyde Park, and sister of Colonel Sir Reginald Hennell, D. O., and has issue three children: Dorothy, married, 1900, Francis Joshua Wortley; Harold Withall, educated at Eton and at Christ Church, Oxford, Lieutenant Surrey (Princess of Wales's) Yeomanry; and May Primrose, born 1895. The chief features of interest within the house are the painted ceilings and panellings.
The present mansion is a modern building, within the parish of Cuddington, bearing the ancient name, and standing some little distance from the site of Henry VIII.'s old Palace of Nonsuch, which, according to Camden was built "with so much splendour and elegance that it stood a monument of art", and was demolished by Barbara, Duchess of Cleveland in the time of Charles II., to meet her pecuniary difficulties. P., for Surrey; born At Ewell in 1835; educated at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. Son of the late Charles John Mantell; born at Yardley, Warwickshire, May 26th, 1849; educated privately. Mantell, the great geologist; Member and on the Court of the Broderers' Company. Married Julia, daughter of the late George Stenhouse, of Huntingdon, and has issue one son, John Heathcote, and two daughters, Gertrude Hannah and Marion. Surrey at the Opening of the Twentieth Century - Contemporary Biographies by Hitchin, W. These books would have had very limited print runs, and are most likely to have been privately published. Married Edith Isabella, youngest child of Henry Tritton, banker, of 54, Lombard Street, and Beddington, Surrey, and has issue nine children; eldest son, Alexander Henry, Lieutenant, Z Battery, Royal Horse Artillery; second son, Henry Dalrymple, Lieutenant, Royal Navy; third son, Edgar James, Lieutenant, 14th Hussars. His Estate of Woodcote Park, near Epsom, originally formed part of the Manor of Horton, which at the beginning of the 15th century belonged to the Abbot and Convent of Chertsey. L., of Nonsuch Park, Cheam (who died 1860); born July 12th 1838. Williams-Bulkeley, 10th Baronet, of Baron Hill, Beaumaris, Anglesey, and has one daughter, Alice Matilda Mary (see entry for Lieut.-Colonel The Hon. T., published in 1906 by W T Pike & Co Brighton and Surrey: Historical Biographical and Pictorial, edited by John Grant published by The London and Provincial Publishing Co Ltd., London (Publication date not known but probably between 19, but published only for subscribers at £6.6s per copy). Much interested in literature, he is author of Essays on a wide range of subjects, among them being papers on Banking, Architecture and Shakespeare; and the fact that he has been elected twice as President of the Surrey Agricultural Association, speaks for itself. Secretary of Council for All Saints', Ewell, since the Dedication of that church in 1894; is a Vice-President of Royal Female Orphan Asylum, Beddington; was Captain of the Oxford University Association Football Eleven in 1874, and played in the team that won the Association Challenge Cup in 1873; has represented Surrey at Cricket; was four years in Winchester Eleven; Captain for two years of Oriel College Eleven and for many years played regularly for Beddington, and after 1880 for Ewell; won the Open Championship at Archery in 1905; now President of Beddington Park Archery and Lawn Tennis Society, Beddington Cricket Club, Wallington Hockey Club, Horley Football Club, etc. Married, July 20th, 1861, Charlotte Maria, second daughter of the late Captain Robert Griffith Williams, brother of Sir Richard B.