Edward Rayne ( 1798-1847 ) : Contemporary silhouette
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|Copyright 1||London Borough of Merton|
|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.