House clearance Morden
Few little facts about Morden
Morden is situated in the London Borough of Merton. Morden might get its name either from the British language words Mawr (great at large) and Dun (a fort) possibly "The Town on the Moor".
In 1943, the council was granted a civic coat-of-arms incorporating lions from the Grath family arms and the fret from the arms of Merton Abbey. The moto "In Libertate Vis" means "our strength is our freedom". In 1965, under the London Government Act 1963, the Merton and Morden Urban District Council was abolished and its area combined with that of the Municipal Borough of Wimbledon and the Municipal Borough of Mitcham to form the preset day London Borough of Merton.
Notable landmarks are St Lawrence Church, Morden Baptist Church, Morden Hall Park and Morden Park.
Notable people associated with Morden are Admiral Mariot Arbuthnot, Commander of the Royal Navy in North America during the American War of Independence.
Sir Richard Garth, Lord of Manor, Privy Counsellor and Chief Justice of Bengal.
Alexander Maconochie, Founder of the Royal Geographical Society and penal reformer.