Kingston Road: No. 275 near Merton Rush

Kingston Road: No. 275 near Merton Rush

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Date Photo Taken 5th August 1913
Area Merton Park
Picture Reference MerMor_​Streets_​K_​25-12
Original Format Photo
Notes / History The Copus family home and grocery store, Merton Rush.

The Rush was a small area just off Kingston Road, near Manor Road,
The area comprised a number of small weatherboarded cottages, some of which were converted into beer houses, grocery stores
and haulage outlets.

The name, Merton Rush is believed to derive form the existence of a stream or pond in the area.

The last old cottages at the Rush survived until 1940.

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