Estate History

300 AD
2000 AD
Prehistoric and Roman Settlement Chelsea gets its name Residence of the Mercian Kings King Alfred the Great's Council for the re-founding of London after the Danish Wars Cadogan Origins Doomsday Book Cadwgan(Cadogan) ap Elystan, Lord of Radnor The dodgy Abbot - Gervase of Blois appropriates Chelsea Manor Chelsea - a royal retreat from unsanitary medieval London Plague hits the family of the Manor House Tudor Chelsea Thomas Cadwgan, Valectus Corrane Sir Thomas More and '..the finest house in Chelsey' Henry VIII - Chelsea Palace Civil War and the Duke of Hamilton Major William Cadogan A New Lord of the Manor - Charles Cheyne The King's Private Road 1672-1726 William, 1st Earl Cadogan Deeds to the Manor of Chelsea - 1712 1660-1753 - Sir Hans Sloane Elizabeth Sloane weds Charles Cadogan Chelsea: a rural retreat Chelsea: a village resort Charles, 2nd Baron Cadogan (1685-1776) Charles Sloane Cadogan, 1st Earl and 3rd Baron Cadogan of Oakley (1728-1807) Hans Town - Chelsea's first big development 1777 Charles, 2nd Earl Cadogan (1749-1832) George, 3rd Earl Cadogan (1783-1864) Henry, 4th Earl Cadogan (1812-1873) Chelsea Artists George, 5th Earl Cadogan (1840-1915) Sloane Square Station and Riverside Embankment Making of the modern Estate Pont Street Dutch Redevelopment - Late Victorian/Edwardian Chelsea Gerald, 6th Earl Cadogan (1869-1933) William, 7th Earl Cadogan (1914-1997) Between the Wars The Swinging Sixties - Flower Power and Concrete Dreams