From the Morning Chronicle – Saturday 08 May 1819, via the British Newspaper Archive
MITCHAM CHURCH-.-Notice is hereby given, That PROPOSALS may be delivered at my house in Mitcham, on or before Thursday, the 13th instant, for LENDING MONEY by ANNUITIES on the Life of the Nominee, or otherwise, or upon Interest, for the purpose of the proposed REPAIR and ENLARGEMENT of MITCHAM CHURCH; the regular payment of which will be secured by is an Act of Parliament, by a rate upon the Parish. The expences attending the securities will be paid by the Parish. By order of a Public Meeting of the Inhabitants, Mitcham, May 6, 1819. JOHN CHART, Vestry Clerk.