Blackbrook Lane, BR1

Place Name

Named after the de Blackbrooke or Blakebrok family who were associated with Bromley from 1250 until they left the area in 1400. The name Symon de Blackbrok appears in the Exchequer Rolls of 1327 but by 1329 the estate of Blackbrook was being held by Sir Thomas Latymer, to whose father a charter of free warren was granted. The Latymers sold the estate to a Richard Lacer and his wife, Juliana.

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