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Mitcham, Merton

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Mitcham, Merton

Mitcham is a district in the south west area of London, in the London Borough of Merton. A suburban area, Mitcham is located on the border of Inner London and Outer London. It is both residentially and financially developed, well served by Transport for London, and home to Mitcham Town Centre, Mitcham Common, Mitcham Library, and Mitcham Cricket Green. Nearby districts include Wimbledon, Streatham, Tooting, Morden and Sutton.
Post townMITCHAM
Administrative CountyMerton
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ2868
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020
 

Other names by which Mitcham, Merton has been known in the past

Michelham

Mitcham, Merton in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Mitcham, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Surrey, on river Wandle, 2¼ miles SE. of Wimbledon and 3¾ miles NW. of Croydon, 2915 ac., pop. 8960; P.O., T.O.; is the Michelham of Domesday Book; in the neighbourhood are extensive market gardens and great plantations of lavender, roses, and other aromatic herbs, for the mfr. of scents and essences; on the Wandle are numerous mills.

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