Welcome to Carved in Stone
The Carved in Stone Project
Produced by Merton Library and Heritage Service, the Carved in Stone offers unprecedented access to a unique collection of material charting the history of Merton during the First World War. This includes the amazing life stories of local combatants and war workers, whose courage, determination and sacrifice has helped to shape the borough as we know it today.
This project has been made possible thanks to a dedicated team of volunteers, with further assistance from local museums, societies, schools and community groups.
To learn more about their work and the historical resources created, click on About.
As part of the Carved in Stone project, Merton Heritage Service is keen to talk to current Merton residents whose ancestors fought in the First World War, or contributed to the war effort – whether through industry, charitable work, or as...
On Friday 11 November, as part of Remembrance Day commemorations and to mark the centenary of the end of the Battle of the Somme (18 November 1916), we will be hosting a second screening of this important documentary. Shot and...