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Deed of Conveyance, Twickenham Stadium, 1907; Land Registry, Middlesex Deed Depart...

Deed of Conveyance, Twickenham Stadium, 1907; Land Registry, Middlesex Deed Department; 9/08/1907; 2003/11
Name/Title
Deed of Conveyance, Twickenham Stadium, 1907
About this object
The Deed of Conveyance relates to the Rugby Football Union's purchase of land in Twickenham on the 9th August 1907 for a national rugby stadium. The previous two years had seen England play sell-out matches against New Zealand and South Africa at Crystal Palace and because of this the decision was taken that a national home for England rugby should be found in London.

RFU Committee member William Williams was largely responsible for acquiring the site at Twickenham, which at the time was partially being used as a market garden. The 10 1/4 acre site was sold for the sum of £5,772.12s 6d and became nicknamed "Billy Williams’ cabbage patch".
Maker Role
Maker
Date Made
9/08/1907
Medium and Materials
Paper
Inscription and Marks
Signatures: John Frazer Donald, Jonathon Donald, Joseph Cape, Mary Donald, William Cail, Charles Arnold Crane, Edward Temple Gurdon, John Hammond and Arthur Hartley
Measurements
450 x 270 mm
Credit Line
Donated Jan 2003
Object number
2003/11

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Deed of Conveyance
Twickenham Stadium
1907

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