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Clarendon Grove

Road off of northern side of Upper Green East.

1953 OS map

1953 OS map

1910 OS map

1910 OS map

Occupants from the 1915 street directory:

from the Upper green


Mission Room
Baptist Chapel
1, Miss A.A. Bigsby
3, William Gillingham
5, George Aldrich
7, Mrs. I. Reed
9, Thomas Stephen Circuit
11, Henry Thomas Rossiter
13, Alfred Jenner (Sunnyside)


2, Stanley Henly Schneider
4, Charles Jenner
6, Sidney Holland
8, William Brooks
10, Alfred Hudson Telfer
12, Henry Frank Wood

World War 1 Connections
Private Sidney Herbert Holland

In the 1911 commercial directory, Hermann John Schneider, is listed as turncock to the Metropolitan Water Board, at 2 Clarendon Grove, Upper Mitcham.

In 1938, in a report of the death of Mrs Schneider at the same address, Mr H.J. Schneider was said to have also been in the Mitcham Fire Brigade.

From the Norwood News – Friday 20th May 1938


The funeral took place at Mitcham Old Graveyard on Friday of Mrs. Mary Grace Schneider, aged 81, wife of Mr. H. J. Schneider, of Clarendon-grove, Mitcham Fair Green.

She died at the home of her youngest son, Mr. C. F. Schneider, Girtongardens. Shirley.

The old lady, with her husband, was looking forward to calibrating their diamond wedding on November 14th next. Mr Schneider, who will be 84 next month, was a turncock for the Metropolitan Water Board in Tooting and Mitcham for many years.

He was also a member of Mitcham fire brigade for a long period.

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

A. & C. Jenner, Ltd.

Clarendon Works
5 Commonside East

Listed in the Borough of Mitcham List of Factories as General Engineers
Available at Merton Heritage and Local Studies Centre at Morden Library. Reference L2 (670) MIT

Image courtesy of Collage - The London Picture Library - http://collage.cityoflondon.gov.uk

1974 Image courtesy of Collage – The London Picture Library – http://collage.cityoflondon.gov.uk

This ad from 1973 shows that the firm was part of the Marryat Group.

From the 1918 Directory of Manufacturers in Engineering and Allied Trades courtesy of Graces Guide:

Jenner, A. & C.,
Clarendon Works,
Phone : Mitcham 831
T/A : Jenner, Engineers, Mitcham.

War Work

Screw gauges. Plug and ring gauges. Press tools. Jigs and small machine tools. Millwrighting.

Pre-War Work

Press tools. Repairs to machine tools and millwrighting. General motor work. Grinding work.

Employees : Male 30, Female 0.

In 1915, Alfred and Charles Jenner lived in separate houses in nearby Clarendon Grove.

In the 1911 commercial directory:

Jenner, Alfred & Charles, mechanical engineers, Common side east