Tag Archives: Half Acre Row

1899 Threatening a Man


Threatening a Man

— At Croydon County Bench on Monday, Jane Holder, of Resurrection-place, Half Acre-row, Mitcham, was summoned for using threatening language towards Charles Marshall on 6th May.

– Complainant said that on the date stated the defendant was the worse for drink, and called him a counterfeit and threatened to rip him up.—This was corroborated.

– Defendant having called rebutting evidence, was bound over to keep the peace.

Source: Croydon Advertiser and East Surrey Reporter – Saturday 27 May 1899 from the British Newspaper Archive (subscription required)

1890 Half Acre Row Summonses for Dilapidated Houses

Croydon Advertiser and East Surrey Reporter – Saturday 25 October 1890


The Clerk said the summonses against Mr. Reekie in respect to dilapidated tenements in Half Acrerow had been heard, and orders were made prohibiting the use the premises for human habitation, and ordering them to closed forthwith. The summonses against Mr. Nightingale were withdrawn, having disposed of the premises to Mr. George Pitt. Mr. Pitt had given a written undertaking to carry out the work required be done the satisfaction the Authority.