Walter Samson, driver of the Mitcham horse-bus

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.1880
Area Mitcham
Picture Reference Mit_​People_​115-1
Original Format Print
Notes / History A cartoon drawn by Collingsby, a local artist, showing Walter Samson driving the Horse Bus.

Son of George Samson, who started a stage coach firm in the 1850's at the rear of the White Hart, Walter used to drive the important Horse Buses, including the bus to the City which departed at 9 o' clock each day.

Montrose Gardens now stands on the site of the yard.

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