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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

Ledger for George Richardson, Undertaker

  • AR120
  • Collection
  • 1875-1884

Contains name of deceased, cost and details of funeral, name of person by whom the account was settled. The volume includes a name index for the latter.

George Richardson

Register of Properties - A. Trythall, Auctioneers

  • AR121
  • Collection
  • c.1894-1896

Each entry gives description of house and price of sale or rent; some entries include copy of printed sale particulars. Properties are mostly in South and Upper Norwood but other locations are also included.

J A Trythall Auctioneers

Petition by Croham Hurst Preservation Society to Prevent Building on Croham Hurst

  • AR122
  • Collection
  • 1899

The collection consists of a petition presented to the Corporation of Croydon by the Croham Hurst Preservation Committee in 1899 and reprints of Croydon Advertiser newspaper articles which were evidently used by the Croham Hurst Preservation Committee as publicity material.

Croham Hurst Preservation Committee

Woodside Fire Station: Occurrence Book

  • AR124
  • Collection
  • 1961 - 1962

Croydon Fire Brigade occurrence book for Woodside Fire Station, Monday 23rd October 1961 to Wednesday 11th April 1962.

Two standard abbreviations appear throughout the text:

P = Pump

PE = Pump Escape

Woodside Fire Station

Woodford School Scrapbook

  • AR125
  • Collection
  • Jul 1903 - Dec 1939

Scrapbook including concert, sports day and prizegiving programmes, newspaper cuttings and various other items to do with the school. Undated school prospectus and Old Girls Association publications from 1944, 1960 and 1961 in rear pocket.

Woodford School

Croydon Repertory Theatre: Signature Book

  • AR126
  • Collection
  • 1932 - 1950

Signature book opened 17th September 1932. Evidently used for post war meetings of the Croydon Repertory Association.

Croydon Repertory Theatre

Norwood Cottage Hospital Minute Book

  • AR127
  • Collection
  • 1882-1885

Minutes of the various commitees of Norwood Cottage Hospital including the minutes of the first meeting which was held at St. Andrews Hall, Norwood, on 12 June 1882. The minutes also include newspaper reports and other ephemera.

Norwood Cottage Hospital

Photographs of Ronald a. Huitson

  • AR128
  • Collection
  • 1969 - 1974

Photographic prints of Waddon Pumping Station, Addington Pumping Station and Park Hill Reservoir and Water Tower taken by Ronald Arthur Huitson together with m/s notes and drawings

Ronald Arthur Huitson

Archbishop John Whitgift Papers

  • AR129
  • Collection
  • 1591 - 1602

The collection consists of one indenture (1591) and twelve letters (1592 - 1602).

John Whitgift

Manorial Account Book

  • AR131
  • Collection
  • 1660-1736

Manors of Croydon, Lambeth, and Waddon 1671-1736; in back of volume manors of Fulham, Hammersmith, Acton, Greenford cum Hanwell, Ealing, Hornsey, Finchley, Stevenach, Ashwell, Hadham, Stortford, Fearing cum Pattiswick, Kelvedon, Wickham, Langdon 1660-80.

Unknown person

Tenterden Road Fire Watchers Log Book

  • AR132
  • Collection
  • 24 Feb 1941- 18 Sep 1944

Log book of Tenterden Road Fire Watchers. The log book records incidents or otherwise recorded between 6pm and 7am daily together with signature of the fire watcher on duty. It contains detailed times of air raid incidents.

Note in the front cover records that the object of this book is to compile an accurate record of the Tenterden Road Fire Watchers. As it may well prove to be of service to us, either collectively or indvidually, should evidence be required regarding duty periods or claims for compensation etc, it is essential that all details should be correctly entered..

A note at the rear, signed by J.G.Chesher (of 20 Tenterden Road, leader of the Tenterden Road Fire Watchers) and dated 13 September 1944 indicates that an order had been received to end the fire watching rota and log book on the night of Sunday 17 September 1944.

Tenterden Road Fire Watchers

Eleanor Macdonald Obe

  • AR133
  • Collection
  • 1916 - 1982

1) Report books of Eleanor MacDonald, Woodford School, 1916 - 1921; 1922.

2) Photographs of final luncheon of the Woodford Old Girls Association, 1984 and EMs report of the event.

3) Woodford School Old Girls Association, Members lists 1964, 1975, 1982 and newsletter Spring 1960, 1961 and 1963.

4) Scapbooks of Croydon School of Fencing, 1929 - 1933, 1933- 1938. Includes loose photographs.

Eleanor Macdonald OBE

Venturas Club

  • AR134
  • Collection
  • 1946 - 1958

Minute Book 1947

Minute Book 1947 - 1948

Minute Book 1947 - 1948 (Sports committee?)

Envelope: Photographs including photograph of Grangewood.

Rolled photograph of 17 Jan 1952 Ratepayers Association Dinner at Caf233 Royal, North End.

Envelope: Newspaper Cuttings

Envelope: Newsletters (7 issues, 1947. 2 issues 1953. 2 issues 1955)

and copies of Thornton Heath Ratepayers Residents Association magazine, 1955-7.

Envelope: Tenancy agreement on Grangewood and related correspondence, 1952 - 1956.

Envelope: Correspondence from celebrities invited to Venturas Club events.

Envelope: Correspondence and cuttings from Mr J.N. Kakad

Envelope: Tickets

Envelope: Programmes to Venturas Club events 1948 - 1954.

Envelope: Club Rules and Draft of Club History.

Signature stamp.

Envelope: Badges and Related material.

Tenth Anniversary Social: Autograph Book.

Envelope: Flattened posters for Venturas Club events.

Three hand painted posters and one rough draft: Junior Section (in separate box)

Three framed photographs

One framed certificate

One framed cartoon

Two trophies

(Handlist included in box).

Venturas Club

Surrey Poll Books and Registers of Electors

  • AR135
  • Collection
  • 1710 - 1866

Surrey Poll Books 1710, 1727 (ms), 1774, 1775

Registers of Electors, Western Division of Surrey, 1836, 1851, 1864-65, 1865-66

Unknown person

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