Park Avenue

Road off east side of Streatham Road, presumably built at the same time as Caithness Road.

1911 OS map

1911 OS map

In the 1915 street directory, houses on the west side were numbered odd from 1 to 109 and on the east side, even from 2 to 108. Included with residents were:

10, William Archelaus L.M.S.S.A.Lond., physician and surgeon
42, John Felix Laker, French servant’s registry office.

See Merton Memories photo from 1924.

World War 1 Connections
Captain John Henry William Forster

Rifleman Hubert William Joslin

Corporal Reginald Henry Osborne

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

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