Gladstone Road

No longer exists. The Sadler Close housing estate was built over it, the name being kept for one of the blocks, Gladstone House.

The Mission Hall seen in the map of 1952 was opened in 1939, see Merton Memories.

From Croydon Rural District Authority Minutes read in the Local Studies Centre at Croydon library, the following plans were approved:

21/10/1897:
– Mr JM Pitt of Mitcham to erect four houses Gladstone Road, Mitcham

Occupants in the 1896 street directory
From Western Road to Sibthorp Road
NORTH WEST SIDE
Cromwell Terrace:

1,Joseph WHITEMAN
2,George SHEPPARD
3,George TOPLIFFE
4,Alfred GRAY
5,William MAYES
6,John HUMPHREYS
7,Edward Gray ARTHUR
8,John PILLINGER
9,George CRESSWELL
10,John Thomas NIGHTINGALE

5,Edmund BALL (coal dealer)

SOUTH EAST SIDE
Salvation Army Barracks


World War 1 Connections
Private William Richard Angliss

Private Henry James Collins

Private Harry George Sheppard

Youth Club details in 1949 Youth Handbook.


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

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