Collection AR166 - A Tribute to Walter Troake

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AR166

Title

A Tribute to Walter Troake

Date(s)

  • 1957 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1 volume

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Name of creator

Walter Troake (1901)

Biographical history

Walter Troake joined Croydon Tramway Company, and was aboard Croydons first electric tram in September 1901. He was also on board the last electric tram to run in April 1951. He retired in 1943, and was appointed to serve as NALGO retired members liaison officer in 1945. This volume dated 1957, is in tribute to the 12 intervening years working for NALGO. He died in 1963, aged 85.

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Transfered from Local Studies Library collection qS70(92)TRO

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Accession Number: A480

A Tribute to Walter Troake

Presented by Croydon Municipal Officers Association, in recognition of his work for retired members. Contains letters written by members. 1 vol. Walter Troake joined Croydon Tramway Company, and was aboard Croydons first electric tram in September 1901. He was also on board the last electric tram to run in April 1951. He retired in 1943, and was appointed to serve as NALGO retired members liaison officer in 1945. He died in 1963, aged 85.

Item date: 1957

Accession date: 27/11/1999

Custodial history: Transferred from Local Studies Library collection qS70(92)TRO

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Scope and content

Volume presented by Croydon Municipal Officers Association to Walter Troake in recognition of his work for retired members. It contains letters, poems and comments written by members.

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  • English

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Bound

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There is a biographical file held in the Local Studies Library pqS70(92)TRO

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GB-352-ar166

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Dates of creation revision deletion

24/06/2015

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