Cricketers Inn, 340 London Road, Lower Mitcham, Surrey

The Cricketers at 340 London Road, Mitcham, Surrey CR4 3ND is now closed and planning permission, ref 11/P3229, has been applied for to demolish the current building and replace it with a 4-floor block of 16 flats. As part of the planning process, an archaeological assessment was undertaken which has revealed some of this pub's history:
Shown on 18th century maps as The Swan, the pub was demolished in 1800 and rebuilt in 1803 and called The White Swan, then renamed The Cricketers in the following decades.
Demolished around 1856 and rebuilt. Destroyed by a parachute mine dropped on 23 Sept 1940; however the bottle store was left intact and the business continued from that building.  The current building was built in 1957. The planning application to demolish the pub and replace it with a block of flats has been refused, and two appeals rejected by an independent inspector according to the Mitcham Cricket Green Community and Heritage website. *

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1822/James Remnant/Cricketers/../../Petty Sessions

1825/James Remnant/Cricketers/../../Petty Sessions

1839/Anthony Newland/Cricketers, Lower Mitcham/../../Pigots Directory

1855/George Watts/Cricketers, Lower Mitcham/../../Post Office Directory

1861/Edward Coppin/Licensed Victualler/47/Leicester/Census
1861/Hannah Coppin/Wife/53/Sutton, Surrey/Census
1861/Rachael Coppin/Daughter/14/Sutton, Surrey/Census
1861/Charles Coppin/Son/12/Sutton, Surrey/Census
1861/Henry W Bryan/Potman/29/Epsom, Surrey/Census
1861/Isabella A Austin/Housemaid/28/Ashstead, Surrey/Census

March 1870/Samuel Cowdell Cordeux/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

March 1870/Jacob Farmer Mighell/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1871/Henry Dawson/Licensed Victualler/32/Sutton Surrey/Census ***
1871/Patience Dawson/Wife/31/Lincolnshire/Census
1871/Emily Dawson/Dau Scholar/7/Sutton Surrey/Census
1871/Patience Dawson/Dau Scholar/5/Sutton Surrey/Census
1871/James Dawson/Son/1/Croydon Surrey/Census
1871/Eliza Grainger/Domestic Servant/16/Croydon Surrey/Census
1871/Phillip Acker/Lodger Labourer/40/Germany/Census
1871/Thomas Walker/Lodger Journeyman Wheelwright/43/London/Census

1874/Henry Dawson/../../../Licensed Victualler & Hoteliers Directory

1878/James Southerton/../../../Kelly’s Directory

1881/Sarah Southerton/Licensed Victualler, Widow/44/Mitcham, Surrey/Census
1881/William Southerton/Son/24/Mitcham, Surrey/Census
1881/Fanny Southerton/Daughter/18/Mitcham, Surrey/Census
1881/Kate Southerton/Daughter/16/Mitcham, Surrey/Census
1881/Caroline Southerton/Daughter/13/Mitcham, Surrey/Census
1881/Emily J Southerton/Daughter/11/Mitcham, Surrey/Census
1881/Sidney Southerton/Daughter/6/Mitcham, Surrey/Census

1891/Mrs Sarah Southerton/../../../Kelly’s Directory

1896/Mrs Sarah Southern/../../../Kelly’s Directory

1911/Edward Cranham/Licensed Victualler/39/Gillingham, Kent/Census
1911/Beatrice Thirza Cranham/Wife, Assistant/32/Plymouth, Devon/Census
1911/Constance Clatworthy/General Servant/20/North petherton/Census

1913/Frederick Jas Kipping/../../../Kelly’s Directory

1933/E J Callaghan/../../../Mitcham News & Mercury

1937/Edward J Callaghan, Cricketers Inn, 340 London road, Mitcham/../../Kelly’s Directory

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*** Provided By Bev Howlett

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