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MITCHAM

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Originally appearing in Volume V18, Page 617 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MITCHAM, a suburb of London, in the Wimbledon parliamentary division of Surrey, England, ro m. S. of London Bridge by the London, Brighton & South Coast railway. Pop. (1901), 14,903. Mitcham Common covers an area of 48o acres, and affords one of the best golf courses near London. The neighbourhood abounds in market gardens and plantations of aromatic herbs for the manufacture of scents and essences.
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