Tag Archives: 1914

Victor Reeves, barber

Barbershop that was at 3 Fair Green, next to Huttons fish shop, in what is now Upper Green West north side.

Undated, but possibly 1912/3.

In the 1912 and 1913 directories, listed as Victor REEVES, hairdresser, 3 Fair Green. The address in 1910-11 shown as Thomas J. BOSTRIDGE, hair dresser.

A fire was reported in the 25th September 1914 issue of the Mitcham & Tooting Mercury:


Shortly after half-past two on Saturday afternoon, the No. 1 Fire Brigade received a call to a fire which had broken out at 3, Fair Green, premises occupied by Mr Victor Reeves, hair dresser. Supt. Jenner and eight men proceeded with the motor engine, and found the fire had originated on the third floor, consuming the flooring and wooden partition. The fire was extinguished by a few buckets of water, and the damage, which is covered by insurance, is estimated at about £15. The cause of the outbreak is unknown.

Note that the number 1 Fire Brigade was at Lower Green West.

P.J. Clarke, newsagent and stationer

Newsagents that was at 323 London Road, Mitcham, according to this ad in 1952:

1952 ad

Text of ad:

MITcham 4886
Newsagent and Stationer

Books . Fancy Goods . Games
Lending Library

323, London Road, Mitcham

One minute from Cricket Green

From 1914 to 1941 this address was occupied by bookseller and newsagent Charles Edward SPENCE. No. 323 London Road was previously no. 5 Broadway, and was demolished when the road was widened.