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Mortlake, Richmond upon Thames

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Mortlake, Richmond upon Thames

Mortlake is a district of London, England and part of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. It is on the south bank of the River Thames between Kew and Barnes with East Sheen inland to the south. Mortlake was part of Surrey until 1965.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyRichmond upon Thames
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ2075
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

Other names by which Mortlake, Richmond upon Thames has been known in the past

Mortlock ~ Mortelaga ~ Mortelage ~ Mortelgage

Mortlake, Richmond upon Thames in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Mortlake, par. and large vil. with ry. sta., Surrey, on river Thames, 1½ mile NE. of Richmond and 8½ miles SW. of Waterloo sta., London, 1883 ac., pop. 6330. Malting and brewing are considerable industries at Mortlake, which is famed as a boating resort. In the church and churchyard are interred Dr John Dee, the philosopher and astrologer, John Partridge, astrologer, and other notable personages.

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