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Kelly`s Directory 1892 and 1896 lists Robert Holland Owen as the resident at Bleak House on Hurst Lane.
In the mid 1900`s Rex Smith lived in Bleak House. He owned Smiths Brewery (now Marstons).
The historical information on this page about the construction of the house is taken from the Historic England website. Our thanks go to Linda Stewart who has researched census information to present an interesting history of the house’s residents.