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Our mission is to preserve, store, and interpret the heritage and history of the industries and people of the River Wandle.

Picture of the month

Photo of window designed by Edward Burne Jones

This is one of the Edward Burne Jones designed windows that can be found at Parkstead House, Roehampton. The windows were made at the Morris Works at Merton Abbey (Colliers Wood).

We welcome pictures from our members, volunteers and the public as our picture of the month.

Forthcoming Events

The new year has arrived and with it brings a series of new events. Check out the 'Future Events' link to see what is round the corner.

Photo of our museum tent at the Morden Hall Country Show

Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society

Logo of the Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society

The society have a varied and full programme that may appeal to anyone interested in history and heritage. Their forthcoming events can be found in the attached newsletter from the group: Spring 2017 (3.97MB).

Consultation on the Future of the Canons, Mitcham

Poster giving details about the consultation on the future of The Canons

Did You Know?

In the 1670s Sir Edward Smith built a fulling mill at Merton Abbey. It restricted the water to other mills in the area and following a court case he was ordered to pull it down.