Tag Archive: photos

‘Church Street and Whitford Lane’, Mitcham: E N Montague’s slides

The photographs on this page have been scanned from Eric Montague’s slides of the area known in past times as ‘Church Street’ and ‘Whitford Lane’, now included in Church Road and London Road, Mitcham.

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‘Merton Abbey’: E N Montague’s slides

The photographs on this page have been scanned from Eric Montague’s slides of the Merton Abbey area.

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Abbey Roads: Bill Rudd’s Photos

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Bill Rudd Collection: Merton photos

Although Bill’s main local interest was in his home parish of Morden, he was not averse from straying across parish boundaries when his attention was caught by an interesting building or group of buildings, or a railway line or station.

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Colliers Wood: E N Montague’s slides

The photographs on this page have been scanned from Eric Montague’s slides of the Colliers Wood area.

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Lower Green West: E N Montague’s slides

The photographs on this page have been scanned from Eric Montague’s slides of the Lower Green West area.

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Lower Mitcham: E N Montague’s slides

The photographs on this page have been scanned from Eric Montague’s slides of the Lower Mitcham area.

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Merton Memories

The Borough is fortunate to have an impressive archive of historic photographs, including the splendid Tom Francis Collection recording places, events and characters of Victorian and Edwardian Mitcham. The Merton Memories Project, produced by Merton Library and Heritage Service, offers unprecedented access to a unique collection of photographs charting the history of Merton over the past 150 years. Visit https://photoarchive.merton.gov.uk/

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Mitcham Bridge, The Watermeads and the Wandle Mills: E N Montague’s slides

The photographs on this page have been scanned from Eric Montague’s slides of the area around Mitcham Bridge, The Watermeads and the Wandle mills.

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Mitcham Common: E N Montague’s slides

The photographs on this page have been scanned from Eric Montague’s slides of Mitcham Common.

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North Mitcham: E N Montague’s slides

The photographs on this page have been scanned from Eric Montague’s slides of the North Mitcham area.

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Phipps Bridge: E N Montague’s slides

The photographs on this page have been scanned from Eric Montague’s slides of the Phipps Bridge area, Mitcham.

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Photographic Record


Our newest project is to build up a photographic record of our area, especially of buildings under threat of demolition or major development, and also of subjects not currently covered.

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Photographs

The Borough is fortunate to have an impressive archive of historic photographs, including the splendid Tom Francis Collection recording places, events and characters of Victorian and Edwardian Mitcham. The Merton Memories Project, produced by Merton Library and Heritage Service, offers unprecedented access to a unique collection of photographs charting the history of Merton over the past 150 years. Visit https://photoarchive.merton.gov.uk/

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Photos arranged by Topic

Most of our photo collections are grouped by location. You might prefer to explore them by topics. A few Topic groups are available here:

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Pollards Hill, Commonside East and Lonesome: E N Montague’s slides

The photographs on this page have been scanned from Eric Montague’s slides of the Pollards Hill, Commonside East and Lonesome area.

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Ravensbury: E N Montague’s slides

The photographs on this page have been scanned from Eric Montague’s slides of the Ravensbury area of Mitcham.

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The Bill Rudd Collection

The late William J Rudd spent 50 years exploring the history of Morden, and captured on film the changing face of the area over those decades. The Society is delighted to be able to hold this important collection, though it is still facing up to the challenge of sorting, scanning and cataloguing it (offers of help welcome!).

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The Cranmers, The Canons and Park Place: E N Montague’s slides

The photographs on this page have been scanned from Eric Montague’s slides of the area around The Cranmers, The Canons and Park Place, Mitcham, including Three Kings Piece.

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The Cricket Green, Mitcham: E N Montague’s slides

The photographs on this page have been scanned from Eric Montague’s slides of Mitcham Cricket Green area.

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