An 1868 Gazetteer description of the following places in
"MITCHAM, a parish and post town in the second division of the hundred of
Wallington, county Surrey, 4 miles N. W. of Croydon, and 9 S.W. of
Westminster Bridge. It is a station on the Wimbledon and Croydon branch of
the London and South-Western railway. The village, which is extensive, is
situated on the road to Reigate, and on the river Wandle, celebrated for
(There is more of this description).[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of
Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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