MILLER, J. & G., Distillers of Mitcham Essential Oils, Fruit Growers, Farmers and Market Gardeners, Mitcham, Surrey.
Hours of Business: Usual.
Established in 1874.
Premises: Cultivate about 1200 acres.
Staff: About 250.
Branches: Chelsfield, Swanley, Bromley, Kent.
Business: Distilling Mitcham Essential Oils, Fruit Growing, Farming and Market Gardening. Claim to be the largest Distillers in England of Mitcham Essential Oils.
Connection: United Kingdom, Foreign, Colonial.
Telephone: No. 865 Mitcham.
Telegraphic Address: ” Miller Brothers, Mitcham.”
Bankers: London County and Westminster Bank, Ltd.
Alderman Mr. William Carlton was District Chairman of the Mitcham Urban District Council in 1932.
From a public member family tree on Ancestry:
When William Carlton was born on October 29, 1860, in Mitcham, Surrey, his father, William, was 49 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 34. He married Frances Mary Harvey in May 1886. They had five children during their marriage:
Clement William Herbert (Bert)
He died on December 2, 1938, in Sussex, at the age of 78.
Merton Memories Photos
In the 1911 Census, living at Lower Green East.
|Name||Relation to Head||Born||Age||Gender||Status||Occupation|
|William Carlton||Head||1861||50||Male||Married||Market Gardener|
|Frances Mary Carlton||Wife||1858||53||Female||Married|
|Elsie Carlton||Daughter||1895||16||Female||Single||Stationers Assistant|
|Mary Harvey||Wife’s Mother||1831||80||Female||Widowed|
|Oliver Abbott||Assistant||1881||30||Single||Assistant Greengrocer|
The last electoral Register was in 1934 showing him living at number 68 Lower Green East:
Note that this house was demolished, see Merton Memories photo.
Note also that the road Lower Green East is now called Cricket Green.
He sold his house and the market garden, which totalled 8 1/4 acres, to a property developer, which developed it as Bramcote Avenue and Denham Crescent.