The Chairman and Members of the Historic Buildings Board are extremely grateful
to Her Majesty The Queen for her gracious permission to reproduce on Plate 30 a drawing
in the Royal Collection at Windsor Castle. They are also deeply grateful to all those kind
people who have helped in the preparation of this volume, particularly the following:
The staff of the Trustees of the Bedford Settled Estates: Mr. J. M. Sword, General Manager; Mr. W.
Corbett, Chief Accountant; Mr. L. A. Ayling, Steward to the London Estate; and Major T. L. Ingram,
formerly the Trustees' archivist, all of whom gave very great assistance while research was proceeding;
and Mrs. Marie P. G. Draper, who worked as a member of the Council's staff for over twenty years on
the preparation of the Survey of London before resigning recently to succeed Major Ingram as archivist
to the Trustees of the Bedford Estates.
Mrs. D. Anderson; Reverend Dr. D. Sherwin Bailey; Mr. R. Barratt; Miss Patricia Bell; Mr. S. E.
Burrows, M. B. E.; Miss M. E. Cash; Miss Audrey M. Coe; Mr. H. M. Colvin; Mr. John Cornforth;
Mr. J. Coxall; Mr. N. R. C. Dockeray, C. B. E.; Dr. Kerry Downes; Lord Fairhaven; Mr. Cecil Farthing; Mr. J. A. Gatti; Miss Valerie Gillam; Miss J. Godber; Mr. Harold Greenwood; Mr. John
Harris; Mr. R. H. Harrison; Mr. John Hayes; Miss Hermione Hobhouse; Mr. E. A. S. House;
Mr. J. Howgego; Mr. David Johnson; Mr. J. M. Keyworth; Mr. P. I. King; Mr. R. E. Latham;
Mr. J. P. Lawton; Miss Agnes Lothian; Mr. R. Mackworth-Young; Mr. N. P. Mander; Mr. Raymond Mander; the late Prebendary Clarence May; Mr. Joe Mitchenson; the sixteenth Earl of
Pembroke; Sir Nikolaus Pevsner, C.B.E.; Miss E. Poyser; Mr. D. D. Roberts; Mr. V. Philip Sabin; the
Marquess of Salisbury; Mr. A. J. Sargeant; Miss A. H. Scott-Elliot; Mr. Kenneth Sharpe; Police
Sergeant M. H. Simms; Miss F. Stemp; Miss Dorothy Stroud; Miss Margaret Swarbrick; Miss C.
Talbot; Mr. Basil Taylor; Mr. J. R. B. Taylor; Dr. P. R. Thompson; Mrs. K. Thomson;
Lieutenant-Colonel R. F. Walter; Mr. Ronald Webber; Mr. R. McD. Winder; Dr. C. Winton; Mr.
T. S. Wragg, M.B.E., T.D.
The staff of All Souls College, Oxford; Bedfordshire County Record Office; B. H. Blackwell,
Limited; the Bodleian Library; Brasenose College, Oxford; Bristol Municipal Charities; British
and Foreign School Society; the British Museum; Corporation of London, Guildhall Library;
Country Life; Herbert Cox and Company; Devon Record Office; Engineering; the Garrick Club;
Guildford Museum and Muniment Room; Hoare's Bank; House of Lords Record Office; the London
Museum; Macmillan and Company; Paul Mellon Foundation for British Art; Ministry of Public
Building and Works; National Federation of Building Trades Employers, London Region; the National
Monuments Record; the National Register of Archives; the National Society; Northamptonshire
Record Office; the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain; the Principal Probate Registry, Somerset
House; the Public Record Office; the Royal Institute of British Architects; St. Paul's Cathedral Library;
the Savage Club; Second Covent Garden Property Company Limited; Sion College Library; the Tate
Gallery; the Victoria and Albert Museum; the Victoria Club; Frederick Warne and Company; Westminster Abbey Library; Archdiocese of Westminster, Finance Office; Westminster and County Insurance Office; Westminster Bank Limited; Westminster Public Library, Archives Department; Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester; Worcester College, Oxford.