Residences

Parkhill House

Parkhill House in Dyce Aberdeenshire was the home of Florence (Dolly) Crombie, nee Showell. Continue reading →

Last updated on October 4, 2017 by JJ Morgan

The Lloyd House

The Lloyd House in Lower Penn briefly came into the ownership of the Evans family as a result of Charles Evans marrying Sophie Marsh of the Lloyd in 1804. The Lloyd or Lyde was a mediaeval manor but seems to have changed hands many times. Continue reading →

Last updated on October 4, 2017 by JJ Morgan

Spout House, Smethwick

The Spout House, Smethwick, was probably built in the early 1700’s and was demolished in 1937. It was situated on the corner where Londonderry Road meets Taylor’s Lane.  Continue reading →

Last updated on October 4, 2017 by JJ Morgan

Stourton Hall

Stourton Hall is a large mansion in Kinver, west of Stourbridge that is given as the residence of Walter Showell in the 1901 census, shortly before his death. Continue reading →

Last updated on October 4, 2017 by JJ Morgan

The Green House Tettenhall

The Green House Tettenhall is the three storey building pictured on the right and still stands today in the centre of Tettenhall to the west of Wolverhampton. Continue reading →

Last updated on October 7, 2017 by JJ Morgan

Holly Lodge

Holly Lodge in Smethwick was a substantial residence built in the early 1860’s by William Downing on the back of his successful malting business. Continue reading →

Last updated on November 2, 2017 by JJ Morgan

Index of Places

Here is a list of Places, Houses and Residences connected with the family History. Continue reading →

Last updated on October 19, 2017 by JJ Morgan

Beacon Lodge

Beacon Lodge was owned by the Downing family as a shooting lodge from about 1912 to 1939. Continue reading →

Last updated on October 4, 2017 by JJ Morgan