Wickham Drake Estate and Tywhitt-Drake Estate Brockley

The Wickham Family owned a large part of the Manor of Brockley with the drake Family and after the 1840s the familes developed large area south of Lewisham Way in Brockley.

Thomas drake was a co-owner of the Manor of Brockley and changed his name to Tywhitt-Drake in about 1766, when he received a legacy. The Wickham family owned Upper Brockley Farm and through 2 female co-heirs and Marriage Thomas inherited this farm with his brother Rev John Drake. 2 younger sons of William Drake of Amersham, Bucks.

The family moved to Maidstone.

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