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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

Croydon Reference Library Training Notebook

  • AR6
  • Collection
  • 1969

Notebook containing general information useful to Croydon Reference Library staff, compiled by Jenny Hierons (library trainee); mainly copied from training cards compiled by Peter Glover, Reference Librarian.

Croydon Reference Library

Grantham Dames Records

  • AR74
  • Collection
  • 1885 - 1947

Four minute Books and membership records of the Dames Primrose League, Grantham Habitation No 105.

Primrose League Grantham Dames

Southern Pathfinders Records

  • AR104
  • Collection
  • 1931-1996

Scrapbooks, programmes, and other records of the Southern Pathfinders ramblers association; including correspondence etc acquired by Kenneth Allen in researching and writing The Life and Times of the Southern Pathfinders.

Southern Pathfinders

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

Croydon Foreign Language Club

  • AR113
  • Collection
  • 1921 - 1997

Minutes and other records of the Croydon Foreign Language Club

Croydon Foreign Language Club

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

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

Driving Licence of Florence Mable Bridges

  • AR147
  • Collection
  • 1924

Driving Licence of Florence Mabel Bridges, of 8 Sefton Road, Croydon. Issued by the County Borough of Croydon and valid from 21st February 1924 until the 20th February 1925.

Florence Mabel Bridges

Croydon Centre for Unemployed Men Visitors Book

  • AR148
  • Collection
  • 1932 - 1939

A visitors book from the Croydon Centre for Unemployed Men, with signatures of the visitors and where they were visiting from (area and/or organization). The hand written entries date from September 25th 1932 until June 16th 1939. The reasons for visits are not given, although many were from people hoping to open similar centres elsewhere. The visitors book includes the signatures of Edward, Prince of Wales (7 June 1933) and Prince George (9 June 1933).

Croydon Centre for Unemployed Men

Ballards Photograph Album

  • AR76
  • Collection
  • c1910

Photograph album containing 24 photographs of Ballards, the Ballards estate, and members of the Goschen family.

Henry Grantham

A. B. Jayne Bill

  • AR86
  • Collection
  • 1882

Bill (with printed head) for hire of carriage and pair issued by AB Jayne, Riding and Job Master, Church Road, Upper Norwood. The printed billhead includes text reading 'AB Jayne, Riding Job Master. Church Road, Upper Norwood.; 'The White Hart Alma; 'Horses Carriages taken at Livery; 'Appropriate Carriages for Weddings; 'Horses Carriages of every description To Let on Hire. Ladies Gentlemens Saddle Horses Ponies.; 'Established 1864; 'Terms Monthly; 'And Dulwich Wood House Hotel; 'Riding School, Sydenham Hill; and three illustrations of carriages.

Abraham B. Jayne

Mrs Moore Papers

  • AR89
  • Collection
  • c1900 - 1918

3 items relating to a Mrs Moore, deceased.

Mrs Moore

South Norwood Ladies Swimming Club Minutes

  • AR94
  • Collection
  • 1888 - 1934

The minute books contain minutes of General and Committee Meetings; and also newspaper cuttings, seasonal agendas and photos of events.

South Norwood Ladies Swimming Club

Waghorne Miles Arms and Crests Album

  • AR40
  • Collection
  • c1840-1899

Waghorne and Miles, carriagebuilders: album of coats of arms, crests and monograms; with 63 additional stencils on loose slips of papers; used in carriage painting.

Waghorne and Miles

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).

Coroner

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