The gardens were created after the death of William Hibbert. The Georgian mansion was sold in 1978 to help finance the running of the gardens. (Wikipedia)
1789 - 14th Mar 1860
Possibly the first 'ethnic minority' MP to be elected (in 1832) to the House of Commons.
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Details in the life of Quamin, head boilerman on Palm Estate.
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