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Acre Road

Off north side of Briscoe Road, Colliers Wood, this road was in the Mitcham Urban District.

1913 OS map

1913 OS map

From the 1915 street directory:

EAST SIDE
12, Mrs C.H. Baker, dress maker

See the 1925 street directory for houses 1 to 83 and 2 to 84.

World War 1 Connections

From the Surrey Recruitment Registers:

E J MCLAREN of 28 Acre Road, Colliers Wood, aged 35 Years, Machinist. Conscripted on 11 December 1916 to the Northamptonshire Regiment (Inf Lab Coy).

F SEARS of 77 Acre Road Merton, aged 27 Years 11 Months, Iron Worker. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 26 February 1916 to the Army Ordinance Corps. Listed in the 1925 street directory as Francis Sears.

1925 Acre Road directory

From the 1925 street directory

from Briscoe Road
WEST SIDE

1, James Alfred STOCKLEY
3, Sidney George MILLO
5, Ernest Arthur CAMBERLAIN
7, Henry James BROWN
9, Edward Charles GIBSON
11, Alfred SUTTON
13, Walter FLANDERS
15, Charles William GRIFFIN
17, George Edward JOHNSTON
19, John William MOORE
21, Arthur SMITH
23, Reginald JAMES
25, William James HOLLIDGE
27, Percy BANGS
29, Harry Wadham DALWOOD
31, Edward TURK
33, George Frederick JAMES
35, Alfred John WATKINSON
37, Benjamin CHURCH
39, Edgar George JAKINGS
41, Ernest RODNEY
43, Frank SLOGGETT
45, Gilbert Percy ROSS
47, Edward Charles BARON
49, Mrs SEWELL
51, Frederick CURREY
53, William GOODSON
55, Charles NASH
57, Thomas GARROD
59, Miss BRIDGET
61, Harry Francis RANDALL
63, Walter Charles RULER
65, Thomas Frederick WOODGATE
67, Reginald A CHRISTIE
69, John Thomas HOWES
71, William CLARK
73, George Charles SHARMAN
75, Charles George VALE
77, Francis SEARS
79, Ernest Frederick WALKER
81, Alfred William BUTLER
83, Robert MILLS

EAST SIDE

2, Frank CLARK
4, Samuel BAKER
6, Frederick COBB
8, Henry WATSON
10, Lawrence FOOTMAN
12, George Henry BAKER
14, Mrs FELTON
16, Sidney WILLIAMS
18, John Frederick NEWTON
20, Mrs TYRRELL
22, George Thomas BLUNT
24, Leonard William NELSON
26, Charles Lewis MOODY
28, Ernest Joseph MCLARN
30, Ernest OSBORN
32, John PAYNE
34, John MOODY
36, Henry Robert KNOTT
38, Joseph SMITH
40, Arthur John RAPER
42, Aubrey HARDS
44, Sidney William FLANDERS
46, Joseph BALL
48, Alfred COBB
50, William TAYLOR
52, George Frederick VAHEY
54, Tom E. DAVIS
56, Leonard WHALEY
58, Herbert INNES
60, Charles LAUER
62, William SILVER
64, William Henry PEARCE
66, Frank DYER
68, Joseph Henry BUNDEY
70, Edward James WILSON
72, Charles LING
74, Mrs A. RICHARDSON
76, John Charles NEEDHAM
80, William JONES
82, Francis HARE
84, A. NEAL