Acre Road

Off north side of Briscoe Road, Colliers Wood, this road was in the Mitcham Urban District.

1913 OS map

1913 OS map

From the 1915 street directory:

EAST SIDE
12, Mrs C.H. Baker, dress maker

See the 1925 street directory for houses 1 to 83 and 2 to 84.

World War 1 Connections

From the Surrey Recruitment Registers:

E J MCLAREN of 28 Acre Road, Colliers Wood, aged 35 Years, Machinist. Conscripted on 11 December 1916 to the Northamptonshire Regiment (Inf Lab Coy).

F SEARS of 77 Acre Road Merton, aged 27 Years 11 Months, Iron Worker. Volunteered with the Derby Scheme on 26 February 1916 to the Army Ordinance Corps. Listed in the 1925 street directory as Francis Sears.

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