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World Jamboree Log Book

  • AR35
  • Collection
  • 1946 - 1947

Compiled by RG Watts, of attendance at the Sixth Boy Scout World International Jamboree, held at Moisson, Northern France, 9-18 Aug 1947. The log book comprises a handwritten diary, with photographs, printed ephemera and other memorabilia, press cuttings etc, stuck in. Robert G Watts was Scout Master of 27 Croydon Group. He attended the Jamboree as Assistant Scout Master of Troop 93 (comprising scouts from Croydon (except NW); Mitcham; and Morden and St Helier), part of the Surrey Contingent.

A number of the photographs and other items originally stuck in to the volume (including all the scout badges obtained as 'swaps) are now missing.

Robert G. Watts

Woodside Swimming Club Records

  • AR39
  • Collection
  • 1887 - 1971

Collection consists of minute books, annual reports, register of members, membership cards, gala programmes file and newspaper cuttings.

Woodside Swimming Club

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

Woodford School

  • AR51
  • Collection
  • 1902-1984

Records of Woodford (House) School, of Woodford Old Girls Association, and material re Woodford House School, New Zealand.

Woodford School

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

Womens International League Records

  • AR56
  • Collection
  • 1918-1976

Two boxes of records of the Womens International League for Peace and Freedom, including ten minute books (1918-1976); address book; and folder of newsletters and circulars (1940-1949).

Womens International League

Winterbourne Girls School: Seaford Journey Log Book

  • AR71
  • Collection
  • May 1931

Log book of trip by Winterbourne Girls School to Seaford and Sussex, compiled by Avril Frater, aged 9, of Form 4A. The book is in a loose leaf format, with a printed cover. It mainly consists of duplicated sheets prepared by teachers (giving practical arrangements for the trip, maps, background information on places to be visited, exercises to be done, etc); with further material added by Avril Frater, including answers to exercises; sketches; 3 photographs; 13 pressed flowers; etc.

Winterbourne Girls School

Wills of James Wilkinson1732, Nicholas Baldwin of Croydon1639;With Probates

  • AR433
  • Collection
  • 30th Aug 1639-2nd Nov 1732

Two wills, each with probate attached. Both leave a number of bequests, including money and property. Each have a probate attached, showing that in both cases the executors obtained permission to carry out the wishes expressed in the will. Wills in English, probates in Latin.

Wilkinson and Baldwin

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

William James Pickford testimonal

  • AR566
  • Collection
  • 7 June 1890

Large, illuminated testimonial, with the names of 140 subscribers, given to William James Pickford, a loyal friend, a true sportsman and a good fellow, on his 50th birthday. Pickford was a partner in Pickford and Newton, outfitters, of George Street, Croydon.

William James Pickford

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