Davy's home - 32 Russell Road, Kensington, London,UK

This was the home of Kitty & Herbert Davy's parents - John & Helena

1932 - Courtesy of Lord Meher ; Vol. 5 - p.1556
1932 - Courtesy of Lord Meher ; Vol. 5 - p.1556
1980 - Courtesy of Anne Giles
1980 - Courtesy of Anne Giles
Courtesy of Love Alone Prevails ; Kitty Davy - p 10
Courtesy of Love Alone Prevails ; Kitty Davy - p 10
1980 ; view of the common garden - Courtesy of Anne Giles
1980 ; view of the common garden - Courtesy of Anne Giles
See the A marker  indicating the house
See the A marker indicating the house
The house is marked by the "A" marker
The house is marked by the "A" marker

These images of the house were taken from Google's "Street View"

 

 

Baba stayed here on his first visit to London arriving 12th September 1931. Chanji, Rustom & Ali accompanied him.

 

Baba again stayed here when he arrived in London on the 7th April 1932. He and his 6 men mandali stayed here for 7 days.

Meher Baba made his famous film interview for Paramount News in the garden at Russell Road with Charles Purdom

This garden area was a common area which all houses shared. This garden was called Holland Garden.


On Meher Baba's first visit in 1931, numerous  records were played by Paul Robeson - " Steal Away, Steal Away to Jesus ",  " Swing Low, Sweet Chariot ",  My Lord, What a Morning ",  " Hear the Lambs A'Crying " and  Bach's Chorale - " I Call Upon Thee, Jesus ". 

See the Music section to hear them.


 

Click here Paul Robeson or see his page in the "Personalities" folder.

1932 - Courtesy Of Lord Meher ; Vol.5 - p.1555
1932 - Courtesy Of Lord Meher ; Vol.5 - p.1555
1932 : Meher Baba at the Davy's home in London, England. Courtesy of Glow International Magazine - Spring 2015 p.20
1932 : Meher Baba at the Davy's home in London, England. Courtesy of Glow International Magazine - Spring 2015 p.20
Courtesy of Lord Meher ; Vol.5 - p.1565
Courtesy of Lord Meher ; Vol.5 - p.1565