Benedict Road

1947 aerial photo and 1950 map Benedict Road

1947 aerial photo and 1950 map

From 1925 directory, listed from Church Road end, going west along Benedict Road:

John Barham, Alma Cottage
George Clare, Jesmon Dene
J.N. Pitt, builder, works
Mrs Powell, Benedict villa
Walter Tapping, South view
Arthur Edward Brotherton, insurance supt, William villa

Mrs Wilks, Belgrave villa
Albert Bridger, Westward Ho!
Then Osberton Terrace before Lancaster & Co. Ltd. haulage contractors.

World War 1 Connections
Private Walter Tappin

From the Surrey Recruitment Registers:

J J WILKS of Belgrave Villa Benedict Road, aged 23 Years 3 Months, Varnish Maker. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 8 February 1916 to the Royal Field Artillery.

W J WILKS of Belgrave Villa Benedict Road, aged 20 Years, Gas Fitter. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 8 February 1916 to the Army Service Corps (mt).

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