Tag Archives: Upper Green East

G. Davis, greengrocers (“Blowers”)

Greengrocers, George DAVIS & Sons, that was at 1a and 41 Upper Green East, also known as “Blowers”. On Sundays, in season, they sold seafood.

1952 ad

Text of ad:

HIGH CLASS
FRUITERERS & GREENGROCERS

EST. OVER 50 YEARS

G. DAVIS & SONS,
(Davis Fruiterers Ltd.)

Better known as “BLOWERS”

41 and 1a Upper Green East, Mitcham

Winkles, shrimps, etc.
On Sundays Only
(When in Season)

Phone:
MIT. 2189

1973 ad

The last day of trading was 4th March 1978, according to Merton Memories, and shown in this clip:

clip from Merton Memories, reference Mit_Work_Industry_41-1

Listed in the 1902 directory as George W. Davis, fruiterer, and in the 1904 street directory, as described as heading east:

Mrs TURNER, baker
Henry SEARLE, furniture dealer
William LAWRENCE, dining room

…… here are Watts cots ……

George DAVIS, greengrocer

and in the 1930 commercial directory as George W. Davis & Son, greengrocers, and in the 1954 telephone directory as Davis Fruiterers Ltd, 41 Upper Green East, MIT 2189


The shop at 41 Upper Green East is, in 2020, used by Magrath Locksmiths, who possibly moved there in 1992.

Hall’s Butchers

Butcher’s shop that was at 10 Upper Green East, Mitcham

1937 ad

Text of ad:

BUY LOCALLY AND GET THAT PERSONAL SERVICE

You want Satisfaction Guaranteed,
then come to —

HALL’S
BUTCHERS

of Repute . . . beyond Dispute
10 Upper Green East, Mitcham
Makers of Delicious Pork and Beef Sausages
made from an old Farmhouse Recipe.
The very latest Electric Sausage Machinery, and
Super-Refrigeration.
HALL MARK OF QUALITY
ENGLISH, COLONIAL AND
BEST CHILLED MEAT ONLY
TELEPHONE’: MIT. 3197
Deliveries daily throughout the district. Personal attention
A Trial will convince you.

In 2020, no. 10 Upper Green East is a meat manufacturer and delicatessen called Jovan Foods Ltd.