The Bulletin

Our Bulletin  is published at the beginning of March, June, September and December.

As well as reports on meetings, visits and workshops, it includes news of current events, book reviews, and articles relating to the history of our area.

The Editor would be pleased to receive offers of suitable material, which should be sent via The Secretary or emailed to editor@mertonhistoricalsociety.org.uk.

Click the year buttons below to browse and download previous Bulletins, or enter a keyword into the Search option at top right.

The full text of all our Bulletins from 1995 is fully searchable.

However, personal information and material subject to copyright have been removed. Paper copies of individual articles including illustrations are available from the Publications Secretary, 57 Templecombe Way, Morden, Surrey SM4 4JF on receipt of SAE.

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Download Bulletin 201

March 2017 – Bulletin 201
Chairman’s Report for 2015–2016
John Innes Marches On
Colonel Stuart Archer: from an Obituary in The Times
Archaeological Summary for Merton 2015
Morden’s Masons/Sculptors: The Crutcher Family – Peter Hopkins
Something for FROG fans – Peter Cousins & David Haunton
‘Emma Hamilton: Seduction and Celebrity’ – Melinda Haunton
and much more

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June 2017 – Bulletin 202
Four More Pharmacies in the London Borough of Merton – Norma Cox
The Two Wives of Sir Gregory Lovell – Peter Hopkins
More Memories of Eric Montague – Charles Toase & Pat Robins
and much more

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September 2017 – Bulletin 203
Monumental Sculpture attributed to the Crutcher Family – Katharina Mayer Haunton
Incident at Merton Park Primary School – John ‘Sandy’ Catanach
Commemorative Plantings (continued) – David Haunton
and much more

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March 2016 – Bulletin 197
Five Merton Pharmacies – Norma Cox
Who was George Parker Bidder? – Janet Morris
Ealdorman Ælfheah – Judith Goodman
and much more

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June 2016 – Bulletin 198
A Nelson Descendant – Anna Bullock
For your Bookshelf: Windows onto the Poor Law, All Change on Mitcham Common
Memories of The Canons – Irene Burroughs
John Mantell, vicar of Morden, curate of Merton, but NOT canon of Merton priory! – Peter Hopkins
34-40 Morden Road, Merton – Peter Hopkins
and much more

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September 2016 – Bulletin 199
Sindy and her Family Tree – David Luff
William Arthurbury, Brownist and Seditious Publisher – Robert Atteberry
George C Wood, Master Builder of Merton – Paul Featherstone
and much more

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December 2016 – Bulletin 200
Liberty Yule-tide Gifts 1929-1930 – David Haunton
A List of Commemorative Plantings – various contributors
‘My Grandfather was Nelson’s Garden Boy’ – Gill Humphries
WW2 Private Air-Raid Shelters – David Haunton
and much more

Download Bulletin 193

March 2015 – Bulletin 193
Bill Rudd – an appreciation
Lady Hanworth, FSA 1918–2014
A Note on Harry Bush, Merton Artist – Judith Goodman
Direct Mineral Water Supply Lorry – David Haunton
‘The Smith a Mighty Man is He’ – Judith Goodman
Another View on Mitcham and The Great War – Mavis Priestley
and much more

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June 2015 – Bulletin 194
A Letter from World War 1 – Peter Hopkins
Correction: Enzeli Expedition – David Haunton
Anthony Toto, Tudor Artist and Lessee of the Manor of Ravensbury (1) – Peter Hopkins
and much more

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September 2015 – Bulletin 195
Ode to the River Wandle – Rosemary Turner
Stability after Change? The London Borough of Merton is 50 years old – Tony Scott & David Haunton
Death, Disease and Damnation – Rosemary Turner
The Society Store – Keith Penny
Anthony Toto, Tudor Artist and Lessee of the Manor of Ravensbury (2) – Peter Hopkins
and much more

Download Bulletin 196

December 2015 – Bulletin 196
‘England’s Immigrants – Aliens in Southwark and Surrey 1330–1350’ – Andrea Ruddick
The Locket Family, Coal and Mitcham Brewery – Ruth Sear
The George Inn and the ‘Manor House’ Residential Home – Peter Hopkins
A Royal Opera House Dance Ticket – Peter Brunton
Memories of Two Mitcham Churches – June Smith
Growing Up in Colliers Wood in the 1920s and ’30s – Winifred McAllan
and much more

Download Bulletin 189

March 2014 – Bulletin 189
Book reviews: Upper Mitcham and Western Road; The Church of Blue Columns
Robertson’s Pickle & Sauce Works Ltd (concluded) – Bruce Robertson
Eric Montague and the Mitcham Histories – David Haunton
and much more

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June 2014 – Bulletin 190
The British Rototherm Co Ltd – a Life in their Times – John Sargeant
Down Lonesome Way – E Brinsmead Gough
Notes on ‘Down Lonesome Way’ – Keith Penny
Book Reviews: two books on Worcester Park by David Rymill
and much more

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September 2014 – Bulletin 191
Mitcham Grove and the Myers family – Peter Hopkins
The Priory Wall – David Luff
Petty Sessions Minutes for Brixton Hundred, Western Division – Sheila Gallagher
Mitcham Brewery – Rosemary Turner
‘Interesting Times’ in China 1923-1950 – David Haunton
and much more

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December 2014 – Bulletin 192
Some Thoughts on Mitcham and the Great War – Tony Scott
Merton’s Medieval Rebels – Peter Hopkins
More about Lonely Lonesome and ‘Blake’s Follies’ – John W Brown
and much more

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March 2013 – Bulletin 185
A Mitcham Home Guard Memorial – Tony Scott
Dennis Turner 1932-2013
A Glimpse of Morden Hall Boarding School for Young Gentlemen – Judith Goodman
Swan Song – Irene Bain
Three Railway Accidents at Raynes Park – Geoffrey Wilson
James Hine Miller – Anne Galpin
Some Hanging Matters – Judith Goodman
and much more

Download Bulletin 186

June 2013 – Bulletin 186
Mariqita Moberly, Artist, of Mitcham
‘The Most Interesting Political Fight of Recent Years’ – Keith Penny
A ‘Small Token’ from Emma Hamilton
Hearts of Oak Benefit Society – Roger Logan
The End of a Chain – Raynes Park 2013 – David Haunton
Garth Lodge – Geoff Cooper
Let’s Save the Merton Priory Wall – David Luff
The End of a War – Mitcham 1945 – David Haunton
Memories of 4th East Surrey Boys’ Brigade 1933-1938 – Leslie A Leney
and much more

Download Bulletin 187

September 2013 – Bulletin 187
Blakesley Remembered – Judith Goodman
Local Church Bells – Whitechapel and Otherwise – David Haunton
Merton, Morden and Wimbledon in 1963 – David Roe
Merton & Morden’s AFS Film and its Makers – Eric Wrate and David Haunton
‘The Most Interesting Political Fight of Recent Years’: Part 2 – Keith Penny
Robertson’s Pickle & Sauce Works Ltd – Bruce Robertson
and much more

Download Bulletin 188

December 2013 – Bulletin 188
The Origins of Morden Common – Peter Hopkins
Mrs Louisa Boyce at Park Place, Mitcham – Tony Scott
The Ruff Memorial Stone – Adrian Gault
Up Memory Lane! – Irene Bain
Doodlebug Summer – Geoff Cooper
Robertson’s Pickle & Sauce Works Ltd (cont.) – Bruce Robertson
A Stitch in Time Saves Nine – David Luff
and much more

Download Bulletin 181

March 2012 Bulletin 181
Tower Creameries Commemorative Plaque D Haunton
Builders, Wardens and Pig Clubs S Gallagher
The Coronation of Queen Eleanor P J Hopkins
Child Evacuees of World War II – Part 1: Where did they go? D Haunton

and much more

Download Bulletin 182

June 2012 Bulletin 182
That Other Diamond Jubilee J A Goodman
The Nelson Hospital 1912-2012 J A Goodman
A Hero from Mitcham R E Kilsby
Spital/Lodge Farm, Morden R Turner
Child Evacuees of World War II – Part 2: Memories D Haunton
The Old Oako I Bain

and much more

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September 2012 Bulletin 183
History is Made in Merton This Summer M Taylor/C Roe
An ‘Ancient Relic’ and its Future J A Goodman
Some Aspects of the Bulletin’s History D Haunton
Merton Park’s Level Crossing G Wilson
389-393 London Road, Mitcham C Reid

and much more

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December 2012 Bulletin 184
Evidence for the Construction and Development of Grove Mill, Mitcham
G Potter
Newton House, Commonside West, Mitcham R A M Scott/D Haunton
Ravensbury Mills in 1910 R Turner
‘One of Merton’s Benefactors’ J A Goodman

and much more

Download Bulletin 177

March 2011     Bulletin 177
Messages over Merton       G Wilson
In Search of a Lacemaker      R Turner
V-1s on Merton and Morden : the details    D Haunton
and much more

Download Bulletin 178

June 2011     Bulletin 178
The Morden Tavern: a pub for Heroes    D L Ingram
A Red Herring on the Antiques Roadshow    D Haunton
The East Window of St Lawrence’s Church, Morden  P J Hopkins
Memories of Exciting Times     K Gibbons/D Haunton
and much more

Download Bulletin 179

September 2011    Bulletin 179
London’s Rivers and Sewers      R A M Scott
Memories of Exciting Times: part 2    K Gibbons/D Haunton
Manorial Records relating to Medieval Morden   P J Hopkins
Bath Commemorates Merton’s Leading Suffragette   G Wilson
and much more

 

Download Bulletin 180

December 2011    Bulletin 180
Making a Meal of a Really Quite Simple Question (1943)  D Haunton
Transports of Delight       G Wilson
Merton High Street and Nelson’s Merton Place   C Maidment
The Domesday Settlement in Morden    P J Hopkins
Merton and Morden in 1951 – the year of the Festival of Britain D Roe
and much more

Download Bulletin 173

March 2010     Bulletin 173
V-1s on Mitcham. Part 1: Memories     D Haunton
Merton’s First Commuters      G Wilson
The Priory Wall       D Luff
and much more

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June 2010     Bulletin 174
Littler’s Cottages       J A Goodman
V-1s on Mitcham. Part 2: The Details    D Haunton
and much more

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September 2010    Bulletin 175
Lionel Edwin Green       P J Hopkins
Gilbert of Merton       L E Green
1910-2010: A Centenary: from the John Innes Horticultural Institution to the John Innes Centre        J A Goodman
The Merton Abbey Volunteers     J A Goodman
The Raynes Park station arch      G Wilson
One Night in the Blitz: Mitcham 16/17 April 1941   D Haunton
Another Mitcham Doodlebug      M Priestly
and much more

 

Download Bulletin 176

December 2010    Bulletin 176
Amy Shuard – Memories      L Trodd
Merton Park Remembrance Society     D Haunton
Raynes Park (Railway) Skew Arch     L E Green
The Wandle in Literature 7. John Betjeman    J A Goodman
Collective Rights and Enclosures in 13th-century England L B Mir/J C L Rasch
and much more

Download Bulletin 169

March 2009     Bulletin 169
A Cricket Souvenir       C Maidment
Jean Reville: Merton’s Racing Motorist – Part 1   D Haunton
The ‘Highgate’ of Merton Priory     C Maidment
The Wandle in Literature 6. John Ruskin    J A Goodman
and much more

Download Bulletin 170

June 2009     Bulletin 170
What’s the Connection? (Mitcham photos)    P J Hopkins
Morden Parks Sales Announcement    C Toase, J A Goodman
Jean Reville – Part 2       D Haunton
Wandle Trout Spotted       J A Goodman
The Search for Nelson’s Staircase     R Jewers
and much more

Download Bulletin 171

September 2009    Bulletin 171
A Discovery at Godalming (Gertrude Jekyll)    J A Goodman
Monumental Sculpture      L E Green
Jean Reville – Part 3       D Haunton
Morden Women’s Institute – celebrating 90 years   B Oliver
The Wall of Merton Priory      C Maidment
The ‘Grasping’ Merton Priory      P J Hopkins
and much more

Download Bulletin 172

December 2009    Bulletin 172
Growtes – the home of a rich man in 1554    D Haunton
The de Chastelains at old Church House    J A Goodman
The (Society’s) Photo Project      D Roe
and much more

Download Bulletin 165

March 2008     Bulletin 165
A Mitcham Tragedy       J A Goodman
The First Bombs on Merton  Part 1: The Raiders   D Haunton
The Wandle in Literature 5. Harry Graham    J A Goodman
and much more

Download Bulletin 166

June 2008     Bulletin 166
The First Raid on Merton  Part 2 Where the Bombs Fell  D Haunton
Musings on Merton Water-Names     D Haunton
A Tudor ‘Plott’ in Morden      C Maidment
Richard James Wyatt: ‘Accomplished Sculptor …’   J A Goodman
and much more

Download Bulletin 167

September 2008    Bulletin 167
The First Raid on Merton  Part 3 On the Ground   D Haunton
The Wimbledon and Sutton Railway     G Wilson
Some Early Prints by Vincent Lines     K Mayer Haunton
and much more

Download Bulletin 168

December 2008    Bulletin 168
The First Raid on Merton: Amendments    D Haunton
Vincent Lines: a life in art      D Haunton
Miss C E M (Maud) Gummow MBE     D Roe
Another Air-Raid       L Green
and much more

Download Bulletin 161

March 2007     Bulletin 161
Some notes on Spital and the Hoares     R Turner
The Church at Cahagnes, Normany     L Green
The Mizens of Mitcham      R A M Scott
A Georgian Schoolboy in Mitcham     J A Goodman
Trams in Merton – a Centenary     G Wilson

and much more

Download Bulletin 162

June 2007     Bulletin 162
The Mystery Buildings [at Merton Abbey]    W J Rudd
Merton, Morden and Mitcham in 1947    D Roe
Landholding in Morden around the year 1200   P J Hopkins
Faramus of Boulogne       L Green
Fifide and Shelwood       L Green

and much more

Download Bulletin 163

September 2007    Bulletin 163
Lines Bros’ Wartime Pilotless Aircraft    D Haunton
Merton Abbey Mills: heritage site or commercial tat?  D Luff
Searchlight Cottages       W J Rudd
Probate Inventories for Local Residents    P J Hopkins
Merton Priory and the ‘Curse’: is it about to strike again?  D Luff

and much more

Download Bulletin 164

December 2007    Bulletin 164
Goodbye to Lampert’s      J A Goodman
Madder at Mitcham       J A Goodman
St Martin’s Church, Lower Morden     P J Hopkins
Flooding in 1903       C Maidment
What did Tri-Ang do in the War, Mummy?    D Haunton

and much more

Download Bulletin 157

March 2006     Bulletin 157
Mitcham and some Recusant Catholic Families   J Pile
200 Years ago – Merton Place after Nelson    J A Goodman
Kate Vaughan – an Ornament to the Musical Stage   J A Goodman
Cricket at Streatham – the early days     J W Brown
From Monty’s Postbag      E N Montague
Wandle in Literature 4. Rudyard Kipling    J A Goodman

and much more

Download Bulletin 158

June 2006     Bulletin 158
Sir Frank Brangwyn RA      J A Goodman
Three Kings Pond       R A M Scott
Local Cases at Surrey Assizes … (1603-1625)   P J Hopkins
Morden’s Post Office       W J Rudd
John Donne – of Mitcham      J A Goodman
SS Peter & Paul Catholic church, Mitcham    R A M Scott

and much more

Download Bulletin 159

September 2006    Bulletin 159
Surrey Probate Inventories 1558-1603    P J Hopkins
Mitcham station and its rear extension    M Watts
‘Little Hobbs’ [Sir Joseph John Talbot Hobbs]   J A Goodman

and much more

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December 2006    Bulletin 160
Morden’s other post offices      W J Rudd
The Master Mason comes to Merton     L Green
The 1851 Religious Census: Surrey     R Ninnis
Movement of Livestock between Morden and other manors of Westminster Abbey     P J Hopkins

and much more

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March 2005 – Bulletin 153
The Smith Tomb, St Mary’s Merton Park – D Muirhead
Return to ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Oct 2004 – T Kelley
The Knights Templar – L Green
Young & Co, Merton Abbey, in 1950s – J Pile
The Archbishopric of York 1139-1154 – L Green
Wandle in Literature: Leigh Hunt – J A Goodman

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June 2005 – Bulletin 154
Measure for Measure – L Green
200 Years Ago (Nelson): June-Sept 1805 – J A Goodman
Times Winged Chariot: Evans’ cart – W J Rudd
A Road ‘very farr out of repair’ – J A Goodman
The Lovells of Merton Abbey – J A Goodman

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September 2005 – Bulletin 155
Recusancy in Mitcham – J A Goodman & J Pile
Trafalgar 200 – J A Goodman
200 Years Ago (Nelson) Sept-Dec 1805 – J A Goodman
A Note on Nelson’s Gardener – J A Goodman
‘Hatfeild’s Park: the untold story’ – S Harris
Mitcham Cricket: an anthology – J A Goodman

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December 2005 – Bulletin 156
Trafalgar 200 in the Borough of Merton – J A Goodman
200 Years Ago and Afterwards – J A Goodman
Our War Memorials – JAG, RAMS & WJR
Newton House, Commonside West – E N Montague
Foundation Date of Mitcham Cricket 1685? – R Packham

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March 2004 – Bulletin 149
Wimbledon’s Lord Mayor of London – E Lilley
Charles Greaves of Merton Place & his Family – J Latham
John Mantell Canon of Merton Priory – P J Hopkins
James Lackington – J A Goodman
Wandle in Literature: Davy’s Salmonia – J A Goodman
My Hat! The Medieval Titfer – L E Green
Jim Hadland of Manor Farm, Mitcham – J Goodson

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June 2004 – Bulletin 150
The Grove Mill and Crown Mill site, Mitcham – G Potter
Access to the Priory – C Maidment
The site of the First Abbey Mill – English Heritage
Edward II and Isabella – L Green
Mitcham’s Cholera Outbreak in 1866 – E N Montague
Morris & Co Tapestries at Westminster Abbey – R Turner

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September 2004 – Bulletin 151
The Admiral’s Sicilian Patch – L Cowell
The First Wandle Valley Festival – W J Rudd
John William Godward (1861-1922) – D Bazley
The Centenary of John Innes (1829-1904) – J A Goodman
Tooting Bec – L Green

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December 2004 – Bulletin 152
Photographic Record Project – D Roe
The Oxford Movement in Mitcham – R A M Scott
A War-time Childhood in Raynes Park – I Lawrence
William Nicholson – J A Goodman & R Ninnis
Wandle in Literature: Camden, Drayton, Pope – J A Goodman
A Conundrum from the Past – L Green
Rhodes-Moorhouse and Whalley – J A Goodman
A writing family of Cannon Hill (Edna O’Brien) – J A Goodman

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March 2003 – Bulletin 145
‘A Philological Discipline’ – J Pile & E N Montague
Town and City Wards (2) – D Fleming
Henry III and Merton Priory 1216-72 (2) – L E Green
Mitcham Windmill Base and Timbers – R A M Scott
Time Team Comes to Merton – L E Green
A Job to Dye For – W J Rudd

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June 2003 – Bulletin 146
Missing Piece of the Puzzle (Abbey Lodge) – P J Hopkins
Samuel John Tracy – J A Goodman
‘This Sickly Gaol’ (Southwark) – J A Goodman
54-56 Church Road, Mitcham Excavations – R A M Scott
Beating the Bounds of Morden 1882 – W J Rudd
Merton Priory: What does it mean? – L E Green
The Evidence of Place-names: Discussion – various

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September 2003 – Bulletin 147
G A Storey RA at Morden Hall Academy – J A Goodman
A Treasure Map of Merton Priory? – P J Hopkins
Walter de Merton, ‘The Clerk of Basingstoke’ – R Ninnis
Merton Priory: 13th-Century Church Disputes – L E Green
Robert de Bethune, Bishop of Hereford – L E Green
The Excavation of Bennett’s Mill 2002 – D Luff

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December 2003 – Bulletin 148
Morden Hall before Morden Hall! – P J Hopkins
A Personal History of Morden Hall Park – M Healey
The Destruction of a Priory – L E Green
Eagle House, Mitcham – R A M Scott

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March 2002 – Bulletin 141
John Arbuthnot of Mitcham – E N Montague
The Mitcham Virgate: comment – E N Montague
In the Midst of Life [Merton Priory 1344-56] – L E Green
The Wandle Navigation – E N Montague
Welch’s Table-Cloth Printing Works – E N Montague
The Catherine Gladstone Home, Morden – J A Goodman

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June 2002 – Bulletin 142
J W Bazalgette in Morden – W J Rudd
Sgt P K Walley – J A Goodman
Roger of Salisbury and the Augustinians – L E Green
John Arbuthnot: more facts – J Pile & J A Goodman
The Welch Family – J Welch
The Weller Family of Mitcham – J Herbert
Medieval Field Names in Morden – P J Hopkins

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September 2002 – Bulletin 143
Chestnut Cottage, Mitcham – E N Montague
The Birth of a Publication – W J Rudd
The Two Wives of Sir Richard Hotham – P J Hopkins
The Evidence of Place-names (1) – E N Montague
The North Mitcham Mission District – E N Montague

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December 2002 – Bulletin 144
The Evidence of Place-names (2) – E N Montague
The Pishiobury Ha-ha – W J Rudd
Town and City Wards (1) – D Fleming
Henry III and Merton Priory 1216-72 (1) – L E Green

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March 2001 – Bulletin 137
The Swan Inn – E N Montague
Mitcham in AD 1000 – E N Montague
The Mitcham Home Guard Memorial Plaque – R Turner
Saxon Merton, or ‘Battles Long Ago’ – J Pile
Merton Priory: Some 13th Century Episodes – L E Green
The Artists of Queensland Avenue – J A Goodman

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June 2001 – Bulletin 138
Recent Work on the Site of Merton Priory – P J Hopkins
The Industrial School in Mitcham – R A M Scott
Ralph de Cahaigns & the Keynes’ Beneficence – L E Green
John Donne in Mitcham – E N Montague
Abraham Goldsmid of Morden Lodge – J A Goodman
The Statute of Merton – L E Green

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September 2001 – Bulletin 139
The Huguenot Heritage in Mitcham – E N Montague
St Olave, Mitcham – R Ninnis
Two Mitcham Mysteries – E N Montague

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December 2001 – Bulletin 140
The Pommeroy Beneficence – L E Green
The Mitcham Virgate – J Pile
Rev Henry J Wharton, Vicar of Mitcham – E N Montague
The Story of No.70 Christchurch Road – E N Montague
A View of London Road Morden c.1760 – P J Hopkins

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March 2000 – Bulletin 133
Chronology of Merton Priory buildings – L E Green
Thomas Vernon of Mitcham (1781-1846) – E N Montague
George Frederick Hall (1811-93) – R Reid
Mitcham Vicarage – E N Montague

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June 2000 – Bulletin 134
Ann Hallam, actress (1696-1740) – R Ninnis
The Athletic Fame of Mitcham – R A M Scott
Seeking Sanctuary at Merton – L E Green
Before the computer sent the bills – R A M Scott
The impact of the Scandinavian raids – E N Montague

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September 2000 – Bulletin 135
Athletic Fame of Mitcham: Dorothy Tyler – R Kilsby
Place names as surnames – L E Green
It’s good to talk – L E Green
Saxon Merton – J Pile
The Mauduit lords of Mitcham – P J Hopkins

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December 2000 – Bulletin 136
Fifty years of Merton Historical Society – L E Green
The Scandinavian impact on Surrey – E N Montague
The Odways or Otways of Mitcham – E N Montague
Christina Steevens – J A Goodman

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March 1999 – Bulletin 129
Adrian IV – L E Green
The Rudd monument in Morden churchyard – W J Rudd
Francis Merritt of Mitcham, victualler – E N Montague
Policing Old Mitcham – B Brown
Flt Lt R S Cumming – R Potter
‘The Kennels’ Lower Morden – P J Hopkins
A Peninsular War veteran – E N Montague

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June 1999 – Bulletin 130
Monastic glass of Merton – L E Green
Flitwick Cottage, Morden Common – J Pile
Copyholds on Morden Common – P J Hopkins

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September 1999 – Bulletin 131
The man who loved Irises: W R Dykes – J A Goodman
Local Landlubbers – L E Green
Sir Ambrose Crowley (1658-1713) – E N Montague
Hamnett Pinhey & Rose Cottage Wimbledon – B S Elliott

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December 1999 – Bulletin 132
Morden, Novia Scotia – E N Montague
Taunton Priory, daughter house of Merton – L E Green
Stane Street in Greater London – C E Sole
William De Morgan at Colliers Wood – J A Goodman
Wyevale Garden Centre, Lower Morden – P J Hopkins

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March 1998 – Bulletin 125
Admiral Isaac Smith – J A Goodman
The Lawn, 138 Kingston Road Merton – J A Goodman
May Day revels in old Mitcham – E N Montague
George Hait? of Mitcham – J A Goodman
The Locks of Merton: IV – L E Green

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June 1998 – Bulletin 126
Looking at Tramlink – D Luff
Calwich Priory, Staffordshire – L E Green
Dunkirk 1940 – R A M Scott
An 1836 murder in Merton – J A Goodman
The archives of St Mary’s Merton – L Cowell

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September 1998 – Bulletin 127
A Merton murder story – J Pile
Merton Copper Mills – P McGow
To Runnymede via Merton – L E Green
Richard Simpson, Vicar of Mitcham 1844-6 – E N Montague
‘In Pursuit of Spring’: Edward Thomas – J A Goodman
Some Merton Field Names – J A Goodman
Memories of Wandle Road Morden 1920s – M Vandervlies

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December 1998 – Bulletin 128
Richard Simpson, Vicar of Mitcham 1844-46 – R A M Scott
Buildings at risk in Merton – R A M Scott
Abbeys and or Priories – L E Green
Blake’s Folly, Long Thornton, Mitcham – E N Montague

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March 1997 – Bulletin 121
The Lock Family at Merton: II – L E Green
The Blacklands – E N Montague

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June 1997 – Bulletin 122
John F Renshaw & Co. Ltd of Mitcham – E N Montague
‘A refrain of dear long ago’ – J A Goodman
George Warrington Steevens – J A Goodman

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September 1997 – Bulletin 123
Mitcham becomes smaller – E N Montague
The Lock Family of Merton: III – L E Green

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December 1997 – Bulletin 124
Trains to Trams – D Luff
Esther Maria Cranmer’s Recipe Book – E N Montague
Joseph Chapman Retter – B Webb
Bunce’s Ditch – E N Montague
Admiral Isaac Smith of Abbey Gatehouse – E N Montague

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March 1996 – Bulletin 117
Morden Park House: an inventory of 1867 – J A Goodman
Morris & Co. stained glass in Australia – E N Montague
White Cottage, Morden Road Mitcham – E N Montague

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June 1996 – Bulletin 118
Mitcham, South Australia – E N Montague
The Coronation of Queen Eleanor – P J Hopkins
Copper Milling in Mitcham – E N Montague
Merton Hockey Club – R A M Scott

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September 1996 – Bulletin 119
A ‘Melancholy Occurrence’ at Morden – W J Rudd
An aspect of New Wimbledon – C E Sole
St Lawrence Church Morden – W J Rudd
The Lock Family at Merton: I – L E Green

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December 1996 – Bulletin 120
The Unknown Warrior – R A M Scott
National Railway Museum, New Delhi – P & R Kilsby

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March 1995 – Bulletin 113
Coles Shop, Liberty’s – W J Rudd
Our First Local History Workshop – E N Montague
The ‘Hay Furlongs’, Western Road, Mitcham – E N Montague
The Sewer Press!! (Morden extracts from the 16th century Minutes of the Surrey and Kent Sewer Commission) – W J Rudd
A Mitcham Man: Ben Slater – M Ledgerton

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June 1995 – Bulletin 114
Stane Street in Historic Surrey – C E Sole

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September 1995 – Bulletin 115
The Wandle Industrial Museum – P D Harris
Lord Monson’s Schooldays – E N Montague

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December 1995 – Bulletin 116
Local Archaeology: Morden Lodge and Morden Hall – W J Rudd
Oseney Abbey,a Sister House to Merton Priory – R A M Scott