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William Morgan & Sons, varnish makers

Listed in the 1911 commercial directory as japan and varnish makers in Western Road.

From the 1911 Census, William George Morgan, aged 73, lived at Homewood House, on Church Road. He was described as an employer, in the business of Varnish and Japan manufacture. He had been married for 52 years to Harriet, aged 72. They had had 7 children, of which their daughter Florence, 49 and single, lived with them.

Listed in the 1963 list of factories:

W. Morgan & Sons, Ltd.
Prince Georges Road, Merton, SW19
338/340 Western Road


Borough of Mitcham List of Factories,
Town Clerk’s Department,
July 1963.
Available at Merton Heritage and Local Studies Centre at Morden Library.
Reference L2 (670) MIT