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Metal Propellers Ltd Papers

  • AR108
  • Collection
  • 1928 - 1932

Material relating to Metal Propellers Ltd; including brochure, staff photograph (1928), and various technical drawings made by Phyllis Devereux.

Metal Propellers Ltd

Dunn Letters

  • AR110
  • Collection
  • 1939 - 1940

Letters from Gunner Alf Dunn, Royal Artillery, on military service in Devonport, to his wife, Rose, at 5 Downsview Gardens, Upper Norwood.

All letters are from Alf to Rose unless otherwise stated.

Frederick Alfred Dunn

William Page, My Recollections of Croydon 60 Years Since

  • AR111
  • Collection
  • 1880

One volume of manuscript notes written 1880. Contains sections on The Wandle; Theatre; The Markets; The Town or Cherry Fair; The Traffic; Croydon October Fair; The Pleasure Fair; The Canal; Addiscombe College; The Barracks; Middle Row; North End West Side; North End East Side; George Street South Side; and George Street North Side.

William Page

Robert Frederick Smith Scrapbook

  • AR1115
  • Collection
  • 1917-1926

1 scrapbook containing reviews of pantomimes and concerts etc

Robert Frederick Smith

Elsie Turrells Midwife Registers

  • AR112
  • Collection
  • 1926-1970

5 volumes of Registers of Cases, and related loose papers, kept by Elsie Susan Turrell, midwife, of 27 Limes Road, West Croydon

Elsie Turrell

Mark Henry Chambers Hayler Collection

  • AR1122
  • Collection
  • 1889-1997

Box 1
Early Life AR1122/1
Tribunal and Internment AR1122/2
Quaker Publications AR1122/7
Socialist Publications AR1122/8
Hayler Family AR1122/10

Box 2
Conscientious Objector Experiences AR1122/3
Life in the Prisons AR1122/4
Works and drafts AR1122/13

Box 3

Non Conscription Fellowship publications AR112/5
Anti war publications AR1122/6

Box 4

General Publications AR1122/9
Foreign Visits AR1122/11
Post First World War Publications AR1122/12

Box 5

12 audio tapes relating to recordings made by Imperial War Museum plus 1 tape recorded by Croydon Museum Service 28/11/1997 AR1122/13/2
2 reel to reel tapes, 1 unmarked, 1 ‘address delivered by Mark H.C. Hayler on Sunday Feb 7th 1971 at Croydon Friends meeting house AR1122/13/1
Box of glass negatives AR1122/10/3

A1064 - Register of local conscientious objectors compiled by Walter T. Hayler in 1916, brother to Mark Hayler is also stored within this collection

Mark Henry Chambers Hayler

Croydon Foreign Language Club

  • AR113
  • Collection
  • 1921 - 1997

Minutes and other records of the Croydon Foreign Language Club

Croydon Foreign Language Club

Survey and Valuations of Property

  • AR1131
  • Collection
  • c1890-1900

Volume of survey and valuations of property (indexed). Mentions Sydney Edridge as the surveyor at the beginning of the volume

Unknown corporate body

Watermains Volume Number 2

  • AR1133
  • Collection
  • 1912-1924

Indexed volume titled Watermains No. 2

Unknown corporate body

Croydon Repertory Theatre Scrapbook

  • AR1134
  • Collection
  • 1932-1933

Croydon Repertory Theatre scrapbook of newspaper cuttings, programmes and photographs, and papers of Sidney Budd, one of the founders of the Croydon Repertory Theatre

Sidney Budd

Croydon Mayoral Entertainment

  • AR1137
  • Collection
  • 1896-1902

Volume containing dinner invitations, programmes of music, menus and invitations by Mayors and Mayoresses of Croydon

Unknown person

Suburban Press Number 5: Lo! A monster is born

  • AR1138
  • Collection
  • c1972

Issue No 5 of the Suburban Press titled 'Lo! A Monster is Born' about the redevelopment of Croydon between 1956 and 1972. The Suburban Press was launched by Jamie Reid, a former student at Croydon Art School

Suburban Press

The War Scrapbook

  • AR1139
  • Collection
  • c1940s

The War Scrapbook, containing newspaper cuttings relating to events during World War Two

Unknown person

The Listening Post

  • AR1140
  • Collection
  • 1939-1941

Issues of' The Listening Post', The Journal for the Wardens of Coulsdon and Purley Urban District, a monthly magazine for Air Raid Wardens during World War Two

Wardens Service of Coulsdon and Purley Urban District Council

19th Croydon (St Peters) Scout Group records

  • AR1141
  • Collection
  • 1950-1959

Log Book of the 19th Croydon (St Peters) Rover Crew and a copy of 'Outlook' the official organ of the 19th Croydon Scout Group, 4th Croydon Guides & Brownies, South Croydon B.P. Guild, and Croydon Corps of Drums

19th Croydon (St Peters) Scout Group

Messeder Field Book for the Manor and Parish of Coulsdon

  • AR1142
  • Collection
  • n.d.

A collection of transcripts and translations of documents together with copies of plans, maps and other material relating to the history of the Manor and Parish of Coulsdon

Unknown person

Croydon District Postmarks

  • AR1143
  • Collection
  • 1870-1972

Volume of letters and postcards showing Croydon district post marks

Unknown person

Eric Alfred Blake Pritchard Letters

  • AR1145
  • Collection
  • 1918

These letters were written to his local meeting and to his family in Thornton Heath, Croydon. They contain details about his work as a medical orderly with the Anglo-American Mission between February and November 1918

He was based initially at Ornans and later at Sermaize les Bains. He is in touch with "Paris Equipe" Based at the Hotel Britannique, 20 Avenue Victoria. He writes every 2-3 days and there are about 50 letters mentioning the following people:
Longstreth Thompson
George Chapman
Norman E. Brooks
Harold Buiks of Eccles
Eric C. Hinde
Arthur Baxter
Morris Burdsall
Bernard McAlpine
Geoffrey Franklin
T. Edmund Harvey and Mrs Harvey
Kenneth Morland
Wilfred Shewell

Eric Alfred Blake Pritchard

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