831 Douglas Avenue

General Information

No: 831
Street: Douglas
Name: N
Family: Bassett
Historic Plaque: N

Owner Info: Y
Built: 1957
Sec: 28
Sub: Thomas R. Biggs-Gravelotte
Lot: Pt 13 & Trac Street
Cont/Build: Bill Stevens

Description: Split level: brick lower half, clapboard upper half, hip & gable roof.
Original Use: Residential
Current Use: Residential

Add To: Y
Sub From:
Replace: 1971 - enlarged the porch. 1975 - doubled size of screened porch and closed it in with heat in the floor making it into a family room(both Stan Thomson & builder Kenneth G. Weiss).

Changes Details:


Current Owner: Polly Bassett
Curr Date Fr: 2010
Curr Date To:

Original Owner: Stanley B. & Jane W. Thomson (later just Stan)
Date Fr: 1958
Date To: 2000

Owner 1: Nancy M. Bassett
Date Fr 1: 2000
Date To 1: 2010

1975 Owner: Stanley B. & Jane W. Thomson Irr Pt lot 13 Gravelotte Biggs Sub & Pt Vac St


Story 1 : Past owner Stan Thomson is a watercolor and metal sculpture artist. Since he has moved from Terrace Park he has sold several of his sculptures to other Terrace Park residents. Some of those families who now own sculptures by Stan Thomson are: Cole, Griffith, Nelson, Purcell and Stafford. Stan worked for R. A. Jones. Stanley B. Thomson was born 11 Jan 1923 and probably died in Florida after 2009.


1959-93 Directories:
Stanley & Jane Thomson

1994-95 Direct:
(Jane died)

1996-99 Directories:
Stanley & Jackie Thomson

2000-01 Direct:
(moved)(Sold to Bassett 2000, son of Ken & Polly Bassett, 715 Miami)

2002-09 Directories
Gary & Nancy Bassett

2011-12 Directory:
Gary Bassett