George Pitt Junior

George Pitt Junior

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Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 London Borough of Merton
Picture Reference Mit_​TomFrancis_​Ln7
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Photographer / Origin of Photo Tom Francis
Notes / History George Pitt was born at London House, on Whitford Lane (now London Road).

George inherited his father’s successful drapery business and married Priscilla, daughter of John Finch Marsh and his wife Hannah, both prominent members of the Society of Friends.

The young couple had several children, three of whom died in infancy. The pain of these events led them to leave London House and move to Berkeley Cottage in Lower Mitcham. It was here that their son John was born.

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