Sir Robert Wigram lived here
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Sir Robert Wigram lived here

Shipowner and MP, Sir Robert Wigram lived here.

Sir Robert Wigram M.P. (1744-1830), shipowner, merchant and former East India Company surgeon lived here. He had 23 children, many of who died before adulthood.

He launched a shipped he named 'The Walthamstow'.

Since 1951 it has been a Grade II listed building.

Location: Walthamstow House, London, E17

Live opposite his house. Very nice building. Now a Catholic school. (Anonymous)
Posted by Anonymous on 2010-06-02