H.G. Dorrett, Ltd

Commercial photographers, was at Manor House, 341 London Road. Owned by Harry Gordon Dorrett and his wife Nell, who bought Manor House in 1930, according to Eric Montague in Mitcham Histories: 4 Lower Mitcham.

1952 ad

1939 ad from Norwood News – Friday 17 March 1939 Image © Trinity Mirror. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

Listed in the 1938 commercial directory as

Dorrett H.G. & Co., multiple photo-printers, 341 London rd. T N 2208


From baby photos taken in 1957. Photographer Nettie M. MOON


Harry Gordon Dorrett died 5th March 1958 at Briar Wood Nursing Home, Worcester Park, Surrey. He left £14784 10s. 4d. in his will.

A more detailed biography of him can be found on the Croydon Camera Club’s website.

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