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Caroline Spratt Testimonial Book

  • AR41
  • Collection
  • 1901-1907

Notebook of testimonials by actresses to Caroline Spratt, dresser at the Grand Theatre.

Caroline Spratt

Cash book of Clarendon Cash Stores, 24 Pitlake

  • AR1072
  • Collection
  • 1923 - 1943

Cash book of Clarendon Cash Stores, 24 Pitlake. The name and address of Ernest Wickham is written in inside front cover, donors grandfather.

Wickham Family

Certificates of Gwendoline Beatrice Pratt

  • AR744
  • Collection
  • 1928

Two certificates of Gwendoline Beatrice Pratt
1) Certificate awarded by Heathcote House School, Croydon, to Gwendoline Pratt for Scripture, Christmas 1928.
2) Certificate Awarded by London College of Music, Gt. Marlborough Street, London to Gwendoline Pratt for pianoforte playing, 13 July 1928.

Gwendoline Beatrice Pratt

Charlotte Mortimer Teachers Certificate

  • AR38
  • Collection
  • 1887 - 1891

Teachers Certificate of the Second Class issued to Charlotte Emily Mortimer. The certificate was originally issued in December 1887, following examination and a probationary period. It is endorsed with the First Report by HM Inspector, dated 15 Apr 1891.

Charlotte Emily Mortimer

Christmas Dinners for the Needy

  • AR397
  • Collection
  • 1885-1902

Volume of accounts for Christmas dinners distributed to the poor, with newspaper clippings, 1885-1902. Also contains household accounts 1867-8.

A A Johnston

Civil Defence Records of Ronald Murthwaite

  • AR137
  • Collection
  • 1952 - 1957

Two letters and photographs concerning Ronald Murthwaites service with the Civil Defence Corps, Croydon Division.

Ronald Murthwaite

Computing lecture notes

  • AR346
  • Collection
  • 1950-1962

Volume of instructions on preparation of engineering production drawings, 1950-59; notes on the operation of electro-mechanical punched-card machines produced 1955-62 by a Senior Development Engineer employed by Powers-Samas Accounting Machines. These notes formed the basis of ten 1-hour lectures on computers which formed part of an Msc Course on Computing at the University of Surrey.

Powers-Samas Accounting Machines

Conscientious objector records of George Glasscock

  • AR975
  • Collection
  • 1916 - 1919

1 bundle: Bundle of correspondence, pamphlets, postcards relating to the conscientious objection of George Glasscock (1895 - 1991) of Morland Road.

Collection includes a chapter from an unpublished (?) history of Croydons conscientious objectors by G.Patrick Battell.

George Glasscock

Contributions received for Remember Stanley?

  • AR786
  • Collection
  • 2003

Letters, cuttings and scanned photos received by Sara Haines while compiling Remember Stanley? (2003), a booklet produced by the Community Development Unit to commemorate the centenary of Stanley Halls.

Remember Stanley?

Conveyance of land in Croydon

  • AR902
  • Collection
  • 1790 - 1846

Conveyance of lands in the parish of Croydon known as Stony Close, Madams Field, Under Duppers Hill and the Three cornered piece. Between William Sampson and Frederick Taylor and the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway. 1846 with schedule from 1790.

Unknown person

Copies of letters of 2nd Lt. Edgar Rowe Williamson

  • AR731
  • Collection
  • 1916

Note book containing copies of letters from the battlefield 1916 from 2nd Lt. Edgar Rowe Williamson and includes some press cuttings.

Lt. Edgar Rowe Williamson

Copy of Charity Scheme, Whitgift Hospital

  • AR486
  • Collection
  • 1855

Manuscript copy of scheme; schedule of property belonging to Hospital, 1854; Governors balance sheet, 1865; notes concerning other Croydon charities.

Whitgift Hospital

Coroners Records

  • COR
  • Collection
  • 1922 - 1945

Surviving records of the Coroner for the County Borough of Croydon. Collection consists of files of Inquests (COR/1) and Reports Concerning Deaths (COR/2).


Correspondence from Gillett and Johnston re: Addington bells

  • AR907
  • Collection
  • 1913 - 1919

Detailed estimates for restoration and addition to the bells in St Marys Church, Addington for 1913, 1914 and 1919 together with GJ bells brochure (1912), royal visit brochure (1918), two GJ publicity postcards of bell for St Peters, Croydon and frame for Whatton plus 1918 article concerning GJ wartime munitions work.

Gillett and Johnston

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