Sir James Esdaile
Esdaile moves to Upminster with his wife and two children Peter and Louise.
His wife's name was Mary, and she was affectionately known in later life as
"Mrs.Mayor". Mary brought
New Place with her as a dowry.
Sir James Esdaile was elected Lord Mayor of London in the same year,
receiving the customary knighthood."
1770: At this point the
Gaynes Manor is broken up into smaller parts, and Sir James
Esdaile retained New Place, 100 acres, and the Lordship of the Manor.
Sir James starts a building programme:
Gaynes Manor, New Place,
Harwood Hall, Londons, Reuilt the
old Lady Chapel in Upminster Church.