Mount Clare, Roehampton
Clive died in 1779. Subsequent residents have included:
- 1780–1804: Sir John Dick, British Consul at Leghorn, who died at the house on 2 December 1804
- 1807–19: the chemist Charles Hatchett FRS, who discovered the element niobium
- 1830–32: Humphrey St John-Mildmay, sixth son of the third Baronet, and Member of Parliament for Southampton
- 1840–46: Admiral of the Fleet Sir Charles Ogle, 2nd Baronet
- 1874–1908: Hugh Colin Smith, Governor of the Bank of England. Smith's stockbroker descendants lived in the house until 1945.
Requisition in 1945 and subsequent use
The house was requisitioned by Wandsworth Borough Council in 1945. In 1963 it became a hall of residence for Garnett College, the UK's only dedicated lecturer-training college. Garnett College became part of Woolwich Polytechnic, then Thames Polytechnic, then the University of Greenwich.
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