Municipal Borough of Mitcham

Mitcham
Administration
Status:urban district (until 1934)
municipal borough (after 1934)
HQ:
History
Created:1915
Abolished:1965
Succeeded by:London Borough of Merton
Mitcham was a local government district in north east Surrey from 1915 to 1965 around the town of Mitcham.

It was created in 1915 as an urban district from part of the abolished Croydon Rural District. It gained the status of municipal borough in 1934.

In 1965, under the London Government Act 1963, the municipal borough was abolished and its area combined with that of the Municipal Borough of Wimbledon and the Merton and Morden Urban District to form the present-day London Borough of Merton in Greater London.

Coat of arms

The arms of the municipal borough were granted in 1934 and defined as:

Shield

A pale (central vertical section) vert (green), representing the green of Mitcham. The centre has a Fesse (central bar) wavy argent (silver) charged (overlaid) with a barulet (narrow bar) wavy azure (blue), to indicate the ford of north Mitcham, which was once known as Whitford. The tower argent represents the great dwelling, from which Mitcham got its earlier name of Michelham. The cross-keys and sword or (gold) above represent Mitcham's patron saints, St. Peter and St. Paul. On each side is a sprig of lavender proper (in its natural colour).

Crest

Three sprigs of lavender on a wreath or and vert entwined by a mural coronet (wall-like crenellated crown, indicative of municipal status).

References

  • London Government Act 1963

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