Brograve Gardens, BR3

Place Name

This street name remembers the Brograve family, whose 200 year connection with the Kelsey Manor estate began in the 15thCentury, when William Brograve took over the lease from a William Kelshulle. In 1479 the family were granted a licence from the Bishop of Rochester, to erect a chapel or oratory at Kelsies. The Brograve family kept hold of the land until 1688 when the property passed to the first Peter Burrell.

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