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Births Deaths and Marriages Summaries and Statistics

  • AR362
  • Collection
  • 1934-1957

Register of income collected by Registrars and Registrar General, and annual summaries of births, marriages, deaths and stillbirths, Croydon Registration District

Unknown person

Borough Engineers Department Record Books

  • AR880
  • Collection
  • c.1930

Four engineers note books from the Borough Engineers Dept. One contains detailed sketches of the elevations of various Croydon roads.

Croydon Corporation

Borough Engineers files

  • AR380
  • Collection
  • 1908-1927

2 files:
Correspondence, clippings, etc, relating to 1915 air raid;1908 flooding; overflowing of ditch in Kensington Road 1911; ditch above Downsviw Road Ingram v Derby; land adjacent to conquering hero pub, Beulah Hill; ditch in Virginia Road, 1926.

Borough Engineers Department

Bound sales particulars and other records of Stiles Harold Williams

  • AR935
  • Collection
  • 1830 - 1994

15 series:
The records may be grouped into 15 broad groups. Some material will be transferred to the Croydon Local Studies Library with whom Croydon Archives Service forms a joint service.

1) Two early volumes of sales particulars: 1830 (Eden Park area) and Bletchingly 1835

2) 87 volumes of sale particulars. Some are in poor condition as noted.

The following 39 volumes are indexed chronologically except where noted:

1830 - 1836
1837 - 1840
1841 - 1844
1845 - 1848
1849 - 1850
1851 - 1853
1854 - 1855
1857 - 1858
1859 - 1861
1862 - 1864
1865 - 1866
1867
1868
1869
1870
1871
1872 - 1874
1875
1876 - 1877 no index
1878
1879
1880
1881 damaged spine; chronological index
1882 damaged spine; chronological index
1883 alphabetical index
1884 alphabetical index
1885 alphabetical index
1886 alphabetical index
1887 alphabetical index
1888
1889 alphabetical
1890
1891
1892
1893
1894
1895 - 1896 chronological index
1897 - 1898
1899 chronological index

The following nine volumes contain an alphabetical index at front of each volume:

1900 - 1901
1902
1903 - 1904
1905 - 1906 damaged spine
1907 - 1908 (March)
1908; 1910 - 1911
1912 - 1913
1914 - 1918
1919

The following 39 volumes contain a chronological index at front of each volume:

1920
1921
1922
1923
1924
1925
1926
1927
1928
1929 (badly damaged spine)
1930
1931
1932
1933
1934
1935
1936
1937
1938 - 1942
1943 - 1945
1946
1947
1948
1949
1950
1951
1952
1953
1954
1955
1956
1957 - 1958
1959 - 1960
1961 - 1962
1963
1964
1965 - 1966
1967 - 1968
plus one volume of sales marked 1930 London but includes some Croydon sales.

3) 4 Indexes of auction particulars.

4) Volume of newspaper cuttings 1957 - 1963.

5) Bundles of loose sale/auction particulars, various dates:

a) London Borough of Croydon: commercial properties
b) London Borough of Croydon: residential properties
c) other bundles relating to properties in Surrey, Sussex, Kent, the Isle of Wight, Surrey, Derbyshire and the London Boroughs of Sutton, Merton, Lambeth, Lewisham, Bromley, Islington and Haringey (N.B. Croydon sales particulars (a) and b) to be transferred to Local Studies Library collections in line with previous transfers. Non-Croydon sales particulars to be transferred to the relevant Local Studies Library or Archives Service).

6) 4 Case files concerning sale of Reedham Orphanage site, 1979-1980.

7) Harold Williams accounts 1955 - 1967.

8) Bundle of assorted plans (needs sorting).

9) 3 volumes of private ledgers (locked; possibly not worth keeping?)

10) 5 volumes of indexes.

11) Volume of statement of change (receipts), 1907 - 1909 (possibly not worth keeping?)

12) 3 Ledgers, 1947 - 1960, 1960 - 1973 (current accounts of staff), 1994 (N.B. I do not believe that any of these three items are worth keeping. Shall I return or destroy?)

13) Drawer of Ordnance Survey maps, mostly 1896 2nd edition, 1:500. (To be transferred to Local Studies Library collections. N.B. Some in very poor condition. Drawer to be disposed of.)

14) 3 large mounted (solid wooden board) aerial photographs of central Croydon, 1960s. (To be transferred to Local Studies Library collections)

15) Various Croydon street directories (To be transferred to Local Studies collection.)

Stiles Harold Williams

Bowron Family papers

  • AR461
  • Collection
  • 1904-1923

Bowron family papers, including bank pass book and correspondence. List on accession file. 8 items

Bowron Family

Braithwaite Memorial Committee minutes

  • AR350
  • Collection
  • 1889-1893

Minutes of the Braithwaite Memorial Committee, with some loose items of Committee correspondence

Braithwaite Memorial Committee

Britannia Club, Croydon

  • AR479
  • Collection
  • 1943-1946

Club for women in the Services, opened 19 January 1943. Register of members 1943-46; album of photographs; loose photographs; 2 cuttings. 1 small box.

Britannia Club

British Railway Plans

  • AR881
  • Collection
  • n.d.

16 plans showing detailed areas of the following stations and bridges:

Addiscombe
Barclay Road Bridge (2)
East Croydon (4)
Norwood Junction (2)
Purley
Selhurst (carriage washing machine)
Smitham
South Croydon (2)
South Croydon/Stoats Nest/Purley
West Croydon

British Railway

British Red Cross, Croydon Branch Records

  • AR1016
  • Collection
  • 1960

A collection of ephemera relating to various Red Cross activities in Croydon from 1960s onwards: centres at 47 Coombe Road and Spring Park Road in Shirley together with a Red Cross shop on Robert Street.
The Collection contains loose photographs, photograph albums, newspaper cuttings, directories, certificates etc.

British Red Cross Society Croydon Branch

British and Foreign Bible Society (Norwood) Records

  • AR95
  • Collection
  • 1853 - 1938

Records of the Norwood Auxiliary of the British and Foreign Bible Society, formerly the Norwood Ladies Bible Association

Norwood Auxilliary of British and Foreign Bible Soceity

Broad Green Fire Station Occurrence Books

  • AR67
  • Collection
  • Jul 14 1887-Apr 12 1905

2 Fire Brigade Occurrence Books from No 6 Station, Broad Green. 1887-1896; 1903-1905

Broad Green Fire Station

Brooks family photograph album

  • AR876
  • Collection
  • c.1890 - 1900

Large photograph album, in a fragile condition with some loose pages. The album is mainly holiday photographs (Isle of Wight, Bexhill, Eastbourne etc) but with some Croydon photographs, including interiors. These include:

88 Lansdowne Road, Drawing Room, 1892
88 Lansdowne Road, Conservatory
Eldon Villa
Ruby Lodge, Park Hill Rise (Back view)
Coombe Cottage
Hill Crest, (on Brownlow Road), 1892 (front and garden)
St Matthews Church (exterior and interior)
St Fillans, Coombe, Croydon
Wrencote, Croydon

The album also includes scenes from a historical pageant as well as some pressed leaves.

It is likely that the owner of the album was an acquaintance of James Sant (1820 - 1916, born in Croydon) as there are photographs of him at work and also a photograph of three ladies taken at his home at 43 Lancaster Gate, London.

Brooks Family

Byron Infants School

  • SCH18
  • Collection
  • 1977 - 1992

Log books 1977 - 1992

Byron Infants School

Calendar of Oxted Manor deeds

  • AR468
  • Collection
  • n.d.

On paper slips. Original deeds transferred to Surrey Record Office in 1960.

Unknown person

Cane Hill Hospital Plans

  • AR737
  • Collection
  • 1879-1959

Third Asylum-County of Surrey; Architects drawings:
1)Front elevation, front offices and residences, colour, 1879
2)Map showing position of buildings on site, 187?
3)Plan and elevation of entrance gates next to lodge, 1879
4)Plan for new iron entrance gates, Brighton Road Lodge, date obscured. In two parts, v. fragile.
5)Plan showing the site and buildings at Coulsdon- 8/7/1880.

London County Asylum - Cane Hill; plans
6)Plan of fields, coloured, n.d.
7)Site Plan, Office Copy, includes markings of bombs landed on site.
8)Road repairs, 1936-7, Chief Engineer.

Ordnance Survey Maps
9)SW Metropolitan Regional Hospital Board 1:2500 TQ2958 1959, showing eastern side of hospital (shaded).
10)1:2500, XIX.12, c.1935 Chipstead with row of houses highlighted in red.
11)1:2500, XIX.12 and XX.9, c.1896-7. V. fragile. Mounted.

Cane Hill Asylum

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