Booklet published by the Merton Historical Society in 2005, 40 pages. A4 size booklet (N4291P1)
This booklet offers an excellent account of the history of Mitcham during the English Civil War. Mitcham is now an area of the London Borough of Merton, near to Morden and Wimbledon, and in times gone passed it was a small village in rural Surrey. The booklet is illustrated with several black and white photographs and maps, and sections include:
- Mitcham in 1640
- Wartime Mitcham 1642-1649, including the burdens of taxation and quartering, recruitment to the army, and details of a local skirmish
- The Commonwealth 1649-1653 - including the aftermath of war
- Mitcham under the protectorate
- The restoration, Mitcham in the 1660's
The condition of the booklet is generally very good. The cover is clean and bright, the staple spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound.