Stapleton Road, BR6

Place Name

Named after a former Lord of the Manor John Glode Stapleton, whose family were owners of Mayfield Place following the death of Richard Glade sometime around 1802. In 1841 Stapleton founded and built The British School on the north side of Chislehurst Road. The family also gave land at the northern end of the High Street for an early Baptist Church in 1882.


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