We are very grateful to the owners of Forge Cottage for their generosity in allowing us to make over 70 images from numerous documents relating primarily to the history of the property and its occupants. Below are two tables, the first records the previous owners from 1901 to 1986. The second table is a series of pages, by calendar date, of important moments in the history of the house.
|Conveyance 1986||To current owners|
|Conveyance 28 August 1923||Josiah Henry Matthews to Eleanor Kate Banister and Kathleen Bassett Banister|
|Conveyance 21 July 1915||Wright to Matthews|
|Conveyance 15 October 1908||Willett to Matthews|
|Conveyance 23 August 1901||Gardiner to Matthews|
The documents can be accessed by selecting one of the dates below -