Edward Rayne ( 1798-1847 ) : Contemporary silhouette

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Area West Barnes
Copyright 1 London Borough of Merton
Picture Reference MerMor_​People_​17-3
Original Format Silhouette
Photographer / Origin of Photo Rayne family
Notes / History Edward Rayne became a prosperous farmer during the late 18th century and owned extensive property in the West Barnes area.

He was very forward thinking and favoured the extension of the railway. Part of the local line was built on land formerly owned by his family.

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