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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

Croydon Writers Circle Records

  • AR106
  • Collection
  • 1945-1993

Minutes, newsletters, photographs, cuttings and other records of Croydon Writers Circle

The Croydon Writers Circle

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

Public Assistance Office: Newsletter and Photograph Album

  • AR107
  • Collection
  • 1942 - 1949

Two volumes relating to the staff of the Public Assistance Office, Mayday Road: bound volume of the Mayday Monthly News Letter, April 1942-Sept 1945; and photograph album of members of staff in the services.

The Public Assistance Office

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

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

Croydon Foreign Language Club

  • AR113
  • Collection
  • 1921 - 1997

Minutes and other records of the Croydon Foreign Language Club

Croydon Foreign Language Club

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Scrapbook of H. R. Pereira, Bishop of Croydon

  • AR139
  • Collection
  • 1876 - 1904

Album containing information collected by Pereira about his career and the general life of Croydon. The album contains programmes of events (usually fetes and bazaars) that Pereira attended, numerous letters written to Pereira from notable churchmen, newspaper cuttings of obituaries and other events affecting Pereira.

Henry Horace Pereira

Illuminated Testimonial to Sir Thomas Edridge

  • AR141
  • Collection
  • Jul 1886

Volume bearing the names of Conservatives subscribers as a presentation of two silver epergnes to Thomas Edridge. The volume contains three unidentifable photographs at the front of the volume with one having best wishes from the Mayor.

Sir Thomas Edridge

Papers of Jessie and Dora Chadderton

  • AR142
  • Collection
  • 1898 - 1952

A collection of certificates, photographs and documents relating to the teaching careers of Dora and Jessie Chadderton in the Croydon and Camberwell areas. In addition, there are family photographs and records relating to family property and activities.

Chadderton Family

Croydon War Supplies Clearing House

  • AR140
  • Collection
  • 1914 - 1919

Minutes Oct 1914 - Oct 1918

Summary Report 1914-1919

Annual Accounts and Report, as at 31 March 1917

Record of Advertisements Nov 1914-1916

Croydon War Supplies Clearing House

Croydon Committee for Overseas Students

  • AR143
  • Collection
  • 1959 - 1976

One ring binder containing mostly typed minutes of the Croydon Committee for Overseas Students

Croydon Committee for Overseas Students

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