Fountain Road

Demolished in mid 1970s to make way for the ‘Quadrant’ housing estate, Sadlers Close. The road was off the Western Road and connected to the end of Sibthorpe Road. At the corner of Fountain Road and Western Road was the Fountain pub.

clip from 1962 photo on Merton Memories, copyright London Borough of Merton. Looking towards Western Road, the Fountain pub is on the corner on the right.

The road included Trotts Yard.

1910 OS Map

1910 OS Map

Occupants from street directories

1891

From Merton Lane to Sibthorpe Road

NORTH SIDE

Walter Lancaster, contractor
Mrs. C. Howe, wood dealer

SOUTH SIDE

Chas. Stevens, wardrobe dealer
Mrs. E. Ballard, shopkeeper

1915

From Western Road to Sibthorp Road

NORTH SIDE

23, Mrs. Mary Prestridge, shopkeeper

SOUTH SIDE

14, Mrs. A. Ellis, shopkeeper
36, James Elliott, marine store keeper
52, Mrs. Eliza Ballard, shopkeeper

1925

from Western Road to Sibthorpe Road

NORTH-WEST SIDE

9, Walter SMITH
11, John HOLMES
13, Walter HILLS
15, Harry COLE
17, Alfred LAVENDER
23, John BAXALL
25, William ELMER
27, James S BATES
29, Arthur WILDE
31, Mrs MOORE
33, William BAXALL
35, George Thomas YEATES
37, Mrs Anna SMITH
39, Alfred LAY
41, Frank CHAMBERS
43, George RUSSELL
45, William SALLIS
47, Mrs LAY
49, Mrs RICHINGS
51, Mrs HOLDFORD
53, Henry BLAKE
55, William BUTCHER

SOUTH-EAST SIDE

52, E. BALLARD, grocer
50, Mrs RONALD
48, Bert BALLARD
46, Robert William BALL
44, Harry GARDNER
42, Joseph GARDNER
40, David HUMMERSTONE
38, Edward GROOM
36, James ELLIOTT, marine store dealer
30, George Frederick SHEPHERD
28, William George SALLIS
26, Charles F. HUTTON
24, Henry FISHER
22, Mrs HILLS
20, William WILKES
18, George ELLIOTT
16, H.J. PARKER
14, Frederick MILES
12, Frank BROWN
12, James ELLIOTT
10, Josiah SMITH
8, Alfred FLETCHER
6, Mrs BARTLETT
4, Mrs WHEELER
2, Mrs KING

World War 1 Connections

Private Charles BONE
Driver William Thomas CHALLIS
Private David James ELLIOTT
Private John GARDNER
Lance Corporal Isaiah LEMON

Maps are reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

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