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Tynemouth Road

Built on the Gorringe Park estate, this road is south of Ashbourne Road and east of Heaton Road.

1911 OS map

1911 OS map

World War 1 Connections
Rifleman Percy Vincent Jenkins
Private Edward Victor Keene
Private Percy James Powell

From the Surrey Recruitment Registers:

C G BALDWIN of 16a Tynemouth Road, aged 37 Years 2 Months, Clerk. Conscripted on 11 July 1917 to the 107th Training Reserve Batn (juniors).

G A BARNES of 1 Tynemouth Road, aged 25 Years 8 Months, Stoker. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 11 December 1915 to the Royal Field Artillery.

W BRIDLE of 44 Tynemouth Road, aged 19 Years, Porter. Joined on 15 February 1915 to the East Surrey Regiment.

A G BRINKWORTH of 8 Tynemouth Road, aged 36 Years 3 Months, Roundsman. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 12 December 1915 to the East Kent Regiment (3/4th Batn).

J R CASE of 41a Tynemouth Road, aged 32 Years 4 Months, Clerk. Conscripted on 7 August 1917 to the Army Service Corps (reserve).

W A CLARKE of 49 Tynemouth Road, aged 27 Years 9 Months, Clerk. Conscripted on 3 June 1917 to the 105th Training Reserve Batn.

A T COE of 45a Tynemouth Road, aged 39 Years 6 Months, Clerk. Conscripted on 10 December 1915 to the Army Service Corps (reserve).

F R COX of 33a Tynemouth Road, aged 38 Years 10 Months, Bricklayer. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 11 December 1915 to the Royal Field Artillery.

G T HOBDEN of 26a Tynemouth Road, aged 25 Years 10 Months, Mtr Trimmer. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 10 December 1915 to the Recruiting Office.

A W HOLDLEY of 57 Tynemouth Rd, aged 22 Years 10 Months, Buyer. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 15 January 1916 to the East Kent Regiment (3rd Batn).

A P LEE of 14 Tynemouth Road, aged 36 Years 8 Months, Milkman. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 9 December 1915 to the Royal West Surrey Regiment (3rd Batn).

C LLOYD of 43 Tynemouth Road, aged 26 Years 1 Months, Bank Messenger. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 1 December 1915 to the Royal West Surrey Regiment (12th Batn).

W A MITCHELL of 35a Tynemouth Road, aged 32 Years, Laundry. Conscripted on 5 February 1916 to the Middlesex Regiment (29th Batn).

W MONK of 6 Tynemouth Rd, aged 27 Years 10 Months, Cutter. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 10 January 1916 to the Royal Garrison Artillery.

F B PAIN of 6a Tynemouth Road Mitcham, aged 17 Years 11 Months, Tie Cutter. Conscripted on 20 January 1917 to the 22nd Training Reserve Batn.

A H PAYNE of 32a Tynemouth Rd, aged 31 Years 10 Months, Labourer. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 11 December 1915 to the East Surrey Regiment (4th Batn).

V H PIKE of 24 Tynemouth Road, aged 23 Years, Carpenter. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 23 February 1916 to the Recruiting Office.

R F RICHARDSON of 31a Tynemouth Road, aged 19 Years, Clerk. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 10 December 1915 to the Royal Engineers (3/1st Kent).

G W ROGERS of 23a Tynemouth Road, aged 18 Years 1 Months, Turner. Conscripted on 13 August 1917 to the 23rd Training Reserve Batn.

T SHIRLEY of 36 Tynemouth Road, aged 34 Years 11 Months, Assistant. Conscripted on 10 January 1917 to the Royal Fusiliers.

A H SMITH of 67 Tynemouth Road, aged 18 Years 1 Months, Clerk. Conscripted on 7 July 1917 to the 27th Training Reserve Batn.

W H SMITH of 17 Tynemouth Rd, aged 25 Years 5 Months, Metal Worker. Volunteered on 19 January 1915 to the Army Ordinance Corps.

L VICKERAGE of 45 Tynemouth Road, aged 22 Years 5 Months, Clerk. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 19 November 1915 to the Royal Garrison Artillery.

C WILDEMAN of 43a Tynemouth Road, aged 19 Years 5 Months, Tailor. Conscripted on 4 November 1916 to the Royal Army Medical Corps.

A WILSON of 14 Tynemouth Road, aged 33 Years 5 Months, Clerk. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 18 November 1915 to the East Surrey Regiment (10th Batn).

W A WINSCON of 40 Tynemouth Road, aged 22 Years, Fitter. Conscripted on 10 February 1917 to the Royal Field Artillery (no 4 Depot).


From the minutes of the Croydon Rural District Council
Volume IX 1903 – 1904
23rd April 1903
page 68

No. 2138, Wilson, J., 29 tenement houses, Tynemouth Road, Mitcham


Minutes of meetings held by the Croydon Rural District Council are available on request from the Merton Heritage and Local Studies Centre at Morden Library.


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

Heaton Road

Built on the Gorringe Park estate, this road is south of Ashbourne Road and east of Bruce Road.

1911 OS map

1911 OS map


From the minutes of the
Croydon Rural District Council
Roads and Buildings Committee
Volume VIII 1902 – 1903
15th May 1902
page 111

2. Deposited Plans. – The Buildings Sub-Committee reported that they had carefully examined al the plans of new streets and buildings deposited since the last meeting, and on their recommendation, it was Resolved:-
(a) That the undermentioned be approved:

No. 2138, Wilson, Jos., 29 tenement houses, Heaton Road, Mitcham

Volume IX 1903 – 1904
23rd April 1903
page 68

No. 2327, Wilson, J., 8 tenement houses, Heaton Road, Mitcham

World War 1 Connections
Stoker 1st Class Albert Henry Barnes

Rifleman Victor Samuel Braund

Private Walter Gilks

Private Robert Handley


Minutes of meetings held by the Croydon Rural District Council are available on request from the Merton Heritage and Local Studies Centre at Morden Library.

Ashbourne Road

Road built around 1903/4 1898 on the Gorringe Park estate, south, and parallel to, the railway line connecting Tooting and Streatham stations. The 1904 street directory shows Joseph Wilson in the ‘estate office’ at number 4.

1949 OS map

1949 OS map

The 1915 street directory describes the road from Bruce Road:

NORTH SIDE
(even numbers)

Pillar Letter Box
Numbers 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2 to 112

SOUTH SIDE
(odd numbers)

no.s 1 to 15
… here is Tynemouth Road
no.s 17 to 33
… here is Thirsk Road
no.s 36 to 77

Occupants in the 1904 street directory:

NORTH SIDE

4,Joseph WILSON (estate office)
6,Miss WOOD
8,John EIERMISSEN
10,George William BAKER
12,Henry Alfred WOOD
14,Charles BELBEN
16,William Thomas CHATFIELD
18,Robert MOBBS
20,Henry HURFORD
24,Edward TRIMBLE
26,Thomas W WILKINSON
30,Edward SPRAKE
34,Carl KRILL
36,Thomas I PENN
38,John COMBER
40,Henry Arthur FARMER
42,Henry S KEIGHLEY
44,Francis John WEBSTER
46,William John HAMLET
48,Richard Henry JUTSUM
50,Mrs RITTER
52,Harry F WINBOW
54,George GREENFIELD
56,George Elphinstone NORTH (hot water engineer)
58,Harry VINCENT
60,Joseph HAMBY
62,Henry E JACKSON
64,Walter R JACKSON
70,George CRANHAM
72,Clifford MILTON
74,Mrs HANNAH
76,James GRANT
78,William TARRANT
80,James George LOVEDAY

SOUTH SIDE

1,Joseph PRIOR
3,Joseph JONES
5,Arthur DOWNS
7,Edward SPANTON
9,Joseph PARKER
11,James Edward Thomas FOOT
13,Michael ENRIGHT
15,Frederick PAIN
17,William STONE (grocer)
21,James William GILLESPIE
23,Mrs SANDERS
29,Robert ANDERSON
31,John BLYTH
33,Frederick SHEPPARD

World War 1 Connections
Lt. Col. William Sandilands Harrison
Rifleman P.V. Jenkins
Private Charles James Kennedy
Lance Corporal Rifleman Herbert John Albert Little
Lance Corporal Frank Matthie
Sapper Thomas Albert Ricketts


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