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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

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

Fairfield Correspondence (Underwood)

  • AR14
  • Collection
  • 1934

File of correspondence of Alfred T Underwood with Knight Frank and Rutley, re proposed sale of Fairfield Estate, Croydon.

Alfred T. Underwood

Home Guard Proficiency Certificates

  • AR150
  • Collection
  • 1943

Two certificates awarded to Corporal R J Seaton, Home Guard D Company, 61st Surrey (Norwood) Battalion

Home Guard

Log Book of the 15th Southern Croydon St Peters Scout Group, Earl Haig Patrol

  • AR155
  • Collection
  • 1928 - 1929

Log book of the Earl Haig Patrol, 15th Southern Croydon, St Peters Rover Scouts. The log book begins on 01 November 1928 as the first log book covering the preceding year had evidently been lost. The purpose of the log was to record a true and unbiased account of the activities of the Patrol, a list of members together with their addresses, a record of Tests passed and any correspondence received.. The volume includes correspondence, programmes and details of camps, including a camp by six rovers at Corbion in Belgium in August 1929 although there is little information after this date.

The log book was compiled by Eric Cleaver, ASM, of 77 St Peters Road.

15th Southern Croydon, St Peters Scouts Group

Miscellaneous Records Relating to St. James' Church, Croydon

  • AR158
  • Collection
  • 1923 - 1960

1) Attendance register, Kings Messengers (children), 1923-31 - gives home addresses and ages.

2) Church choir attendance register, 1938-53.

3) Correspondence relating to rebuilding of Church c Hall, 1944-60.

4) Estimate for building of Church Hall, May 1953.

5) Correspondence relating to Vicarage, 1957-63.

St. James' Church

Illuminated List of Subscribers to Portrait of Jabez Spencer Balfour, 1St Mayor of Croydon

  • AR159
  • Collection
  • September 1885

An illuminated address which accompanied a portrait of J. Spencer Balfour which had been painted by public subscription. The portrait and address were presented to J. Spencer Balfour at a meeting of the Town Council at the Town Hall on 5th October 1885 by the Reverend J. M. Braithwaite, Vicar of Croydon.

The address reads, In unveiling the Portrait of yourself now placed in the Council Chamber of the Town Hall of Croydon, as a permanent memorial of your Mayoralty, we, whose names are hereto attached, sesire to record our high appreciation of the distinguished services which you rendered to the Borough during your prolonged term of office, and we further beg your acceptance of a replica of the portrait, together with a small token of our regard to Miss Balfour who afforded you so much graceful in the assistance in the exercise of your generous hospitality. It is followed by 186 names.

Two copies of the portrait were made; one was presented to Balfour while the other was hung in Council Chamber of the Town Hall.

Reverend J. M. Braithwaite

A Years Birdwatching by Barbara M. Cooper

  • AR177
  • Collection
  • 1949 - 1950

Scrapbook of typescript diary entries, maps, watercolours and pencil drawings, postcards and magazine clippings. Includes a weekly record of bird movements in and around a small wood in Purley; visits to Cuckmere, Rye, Camber and Dungeness; and notes on Ringing and Bird Migration Stations. There is a photograph of the author (who lived at 9 John Kirk House, 20 Little Roke Avenue) on the first page.

Barbara M.Cooper

Norbury Cricket Club

  • AR180
  • Collection
  • 1918 - 1947

The collection comprises a volume of score sheets taken from score books dating from 1925-39 and a volume of notes including photographs, fixture lists, press cuttings and other ephemera covering the clubs history, 1918-47

Norbury Cricket Club

Croydon Social Union Records

  • AR181
  • Collection
  • 1904 - 1909

The collection consists of one volume of clippings and programmes, with ms index, 1904-7 and the secretarys minute book, 1904 - 9

Croydon Social Union

Croydon Sailing Club

  • AR184
  • Collection
  • c.1956 - 1966

Includes one minute book 1955 - 1957, one photograph album 1956 - 1966 , correspondence 19 November 1954 - 19 July 1964, various newspaper cuttings 13 October 1966 - 8 September 1978, one statement of accounts 6 February 1957, one rule Book 1972, one sailing instructions leaflet and one CD Rom marked Scrapbook from 1956

Croydon Sailing Club

Woodford Old Girls Association

  • AR19
  • Collection
  • 1902-1969

Records of the Woodford (House) Old Girls Association; and photographs and mementoes of Woodford School.

Woodford Old Girls Association

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

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

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

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