Author Archives: Wade

Floral displays at Tamworth Farm Recreation Ground

These photos are from a relative’s album. Her father, Bert Hitchman, worked for the Parks Department and was one of those that planted these displays. The photos were taken by Norman Pound, one of the gardeners who worked with Bert.

Mitcham Borough 1934 – 1959

1953 Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Baden-Powell Centenary 1857 – 1957

East Surrey Regiment (date unknown)

Coat of Arms for Mitcham Borough : “Mitcham Feast Gestandep” (“Mitcham Stands Fast”)

1956 Olympics

Hear her talk about her dad in this video:

Boundary Business Court

Business estate on east side of Church Road, postcode is CR4 3TD.


Four of the office buildings are named after Mitcham cricketers. Links are to the Mitcham Cricket Club website.

Andy Sandham

James Southerton

Tom Richardson

Herbert Strudwick

Enquiries re units at the estate to IPIF.

Photos of Mitcham cricketers courtesy of the Mitcham Cricket Club.