Punch Hugget

Punch Hugget

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Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 London Borough of Merton
Picture Reference Mit_​TomFrancis_​Ln17
Original Format Photo
Photographer / Origin of Photo Tom Francis
Notes / History Old ‘Punch’ Hugget was one of the ‘tough guys’ and ‘was not keen on regular work’. He used to pick wild fruits and hunt for days in order to ‘obtain a few coppers’. It is said that ‘Punch’ once bought a bottle of castor oil, ‘drank the contents, and chewed the glass bottle!’

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