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St Marks Church Vicarage House

Vicarage for St Marks church, on the corner of Carew Road and Locks Lane,
although address is Locks Lane, CR4 2JX.

1952 os map

Planning application number 1586 was submitted by the Diocese of Southwark to build a vicarage in Carew Road. Source: Mitcham UDC minutes, page 196, volume XV, 1929-1930.

MITCHAM VICARAGE HOUSE

Progress is being made with regard to the building of the Vicarage House for St. Mark’s Church, Mitcham. The Ecclesiastical Commissioners have £2,404 in hand for this purpose, and £40 17s. 5d. lies in Barclay’s Bank.

In order to meet expenses, £2,000 is required. Mr. Stanley Dale, of Mitcham, has been selected as the building contractor. The plans of the Vicarage House are at present with the Ecclesiastical Commissioners for their final approval.

Source: Mitcham News & Mercury, 12th July, 1929, page 1.

The website for St Marks church gives the vicars address here.


Minutes of meetings held by the Mitcham Urban 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.

1859 Auction of Church Living

WEDNESDAY.

Next Presentation.

MESSRS. CRAWTER WILL SELL BY AUCTION, at Garraway’s Coffee House. ’Change Alley, Cornhill, on Wednesday, March 16th, 1859, at one o’clock precisely, the NEXT PRESENTATION to the desirable LIVING OF MITCHAM, in the County of Surrey, only 8 miles from London, and 3 from Croydon Market Town, with the advantage of Railway communication to the City or West End in a very healthy locality, and improving neighbourhood.

The income is derived from commuted rent charge in lieu of tithes, and nearly 18 Acres of Glebe Land, with the Vicarage House. &c., estimated to produce in the gross together about £670 per annum.

The Glebe Lands can viewed on application to Mr. Wm. Hills, Church-street, Mitcham ; the Vicarage House to be viewed by cards only from the Auctioneers, and with the consent of the present incumbent.

Particulars may be had ten days before the sale of Mr. Chart, Vestry Clerk, Upper Mitcham; of Messrs. Mitchell and Berkeley, Solicitors, 27, Lincolns-inn-fields ; the King’s Head, Mitcham; Cock Inn, Sutton; principal Inns at Tooting, Merton, and Epsom; the Greyhound, Croydon ; and of Messrs. Crawter, Surveyors, Land Agents, &c., 5, Bedford-row (W.C.), and Cobham, Surrey.

Source: Sussex Agricultural Express – Tuesday 15 March 1859 from the British Newspaper Archive (subscription required)

1859 Auction of Rev Wharton’s Property

Saturday 2nd July 1859

MITCHAM, SURREY.
MESSRS. BLAKE WILL SELL BY AUCTION, at the Vicarage, on Tuesday, July 12th, 12 for one o’clock (the property of the late Rev. H. J. Wharton), The capital FURNITURE, comprising Arabian and four-post bedsteads with bedding, wardrobe, chests of drawers, secretary, marble top beam stands, toilet glasses and tables, excellent Brussels carpets, rugs, fenders and fire irons, rosewood chiffonnier, loo and occasional tables, chairs, sofa, chimney glass, a cottage pianoforte by Broadwood and Sons, pedestal sideboard, sarcophagus, telescope dining table, chairs and Morocco seats, cut glass and china, dozen of choice wines, culinary and dairy requisites, garden utensils, &c., also an elegant four-wheel basket phaeton, built by Lenny (cob axe, quite new), four-wheel phaeton, harness, saddles and bridles, prime cow, poultry, &c. May be viewed the day before the sale, and catalogues had on the premises; of Mr. Edwin Chart, Estate Agent, Mitcham; Garrawy’s Coffee-house, Change-alley; and of Messrs. Blake, Croydon.

Source: Sussex Agricultural Express – Saturday 2nd July 1859 from the British Newspaper Archive (subscription required)