Crusoe Road

Named possibly in connection with Defoe’s book Robinson Crusoe and the author’s alleged residence at the nearby Tooting Old Hall.

Source: pages 33 to 36 Mitcham Histories: 2 North Mitcham, by E.N. Montague

Although there was a Crusoe Farm which may have added to the story.

1911 OS map

1911 OS map

Builder Taylor & Kensett had building plans approved in 1903 for 12 houses, and in 1904 for 16 houses.

G. F. Hedges had building plans approved in 1904 for 13 villas.

World War 1 Connections
Sapper William Charles Crisp

Private Ernest Frank Hogg

Driver Horace Walter Hogg

Private George Francis Quin

Gunner Horace Concannon Richardson

Saddler Harry Stanley Wright


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

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