Collection AR957 - Photograph album of Coombe Farm

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Photograph album of Coombe Farm


  • 1956 - 1992 (Creation)

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(c. 1957 - 1992)

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Salvaged from Coombe Farm following closure by Phil Outlaw (1929 - 2007) a member of staff. Deposited with Croydon Archives Service in his memory. The Depositor worked at Coombe Farm as a care assistant, 1982 - 1984.

Photograph album showing the use of Coombe Farm from its opening as a home for disabled people by the Spastics Society in 1957, including a brief history of the building up to that point, through to closure in 1992. Photographs include outings, facilities, fire drills and visits by famous personalities and includes a photograph of the final residents, 1992.
The album also includes photographs of Phil Outlaw, a member of staff from 1967 until closure.

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1 vol

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