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When, in 1965, the boroughs of Morden, Wimbledon and Merton were merged what we call Merton today was created. Home of AFC Wimbledon, known as 'the real Wimbledon' after the acrimonious relocation of the club's franchise to Milton Keynes, the area gets it's name from the village of Merton at it's heart.

Historically, the borough has been home to many different inhabitants, from Celtic settlements to Iron-Age hill forts, the remains of which can still be seen on Wimbledon Common. The Doomsday Book, produced for William the Conqueror 20 years after his army's invasion of Britain, describes Merton as the area's largest town.

As well as playing host to the Wimbledon tennis championships every year at The All-England Lawn Tennis Club, Merton is also famous for being the one-time residence of Lord Horatio Nelson and as the inspiration for the stage-name of comedian Paul Merton.

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  Merton - Essential Info
Official name of borough:The borough of Merton
Local Government:Merton Council
Council Address:Civic Centre, London Road, Morden, Surrey SM4 5DX
Council email:mertonlink@merton.gov.uk
Council phone:020 8274 4901
Council website:www.merton.gov.uk
Population of Merton (est.):191398


  Areas in Merton
The following is a list of the main places, towns and areas in Merton:

Bushey Mead, Collier's Wood, Copse Hill, Cottenham Park, Merton, Merton Park, Mitcham, Morden, Morden Park, Motspur Park, Raynes Park, South Wimbledon, Summerstown, West Barnes, Wimbledon, Wimbledon Park.

  Merton Local Directory

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