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Jersey Road

Road east of Ipswich Road and south of Seeley Road.

1933 OS map

1933 OS map

Occupants listed in the 1915 street directory:

From Links Road to Seeley Road
4, Alfred George NORRIS
6, Frank Ewart MASSEY
12, Victor PENNECARD

World War 1 Connections

From the Surrey Recruitment Registers:

F H NICHOLLS of 16 Jersey Road, aged 28 Years 9 Months, Compositor. Conscripted on 4 February 1917 to the 110th Training Reserve Batn.

From the Military Service Tribunals:

Mitcham & Tooting Mercury, 14th December, 1917
Mitcham Tribunal

Mr W. Chilcott, age 29 (C2), a paper traveller, of Jersey-road, Tooting Junction, said he had one child, and a happy event was expected shortly in the family. There was no one to look after the wife if he joined up. Applicant said he had left his late employers, and was now a lathe operator. He held an exemption certificate, made by his employers. He said he was passed for labour at home, and was willing to do that work if needed. He had been rejected previously. Applicant said he had noticed that some Tribunals had given men conditional exemption if they did work of national importance.

Three months’ exemption.

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

1934 Milk Licences

One way to find dairies, is to see the list that were granted milk licences in the council minutes, such as this one from 1934.

From the minutes of the Public Health Committee
4th December 1934

12. Milk Licences
Applications to use the designation “Certified,” “Grade A (tuberculin tested),” “Grade A,” or “Pasteurised” milk were submitted, and it was Resolved, That licences be issued as follows:-

Express Dairy Co. Ltd. : 229 Western Road

W. and J. Hill Ltd. : 257 Northborough Road

Hugh LaBroy : 84 Seeley Road

D. J. Price : Devonshire Dairy

H. E. Robinson : 356 London Road

Royal Arsenal Co-operative Society : High Street Colliers Wood

United Dairies (London) : 251 London Road and 198 Streatham Road

Source: Minutes of Proceedings of the Council and committees, Mitcham Borough Council, Volume 1 1934-35, pages 63-4

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