Collection AR916 - Croydon Society

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Croydon Society


  • c.1975 - 2005 (Creation)

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1 box

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(- 2007)

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Hugh Byford (d. December 2005) was an active member of the Croydon Society. He lived at 9 Hambledon Gardens, South Norwood. Transferred to Croydon Archives Service by Tony Skrzypczyk of the Croydon Society following the dissolution of the Croydon Society in July 2007.

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Research papers left to the Croydon Society by Hugh Byford:

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W.F.Stanley (blue box file)
South Norwood History (envelope folder)
D.H.Lawrence (envelope folder)
Ron Howards Architectural Class (envelope folder)
Miscellaneous (envelope folder)
St Marks School and Church (envelope folder)
St Marks Church Lads Brigade (envelope folder)
Central Croydon redevelopment (envelope folder)
Goathouse (envelope folder)
South Norwood Trail (red ring binder)
Croydons Built Heritage: South Norwood Conservation Area text (orange ring binder)
Croydon Advertiser: various commemorative editions (envelope file)
Ordnance Survey index (envelope folder)
South Norwood Conservation Area Campaign (document wallet)
South Norwood Conservation Area Current (envelope folder)
South Norwood Recreation Ground: gates (envelope folder)
C.S.Spackman (document wallet)
Queens Road Cemetery (envelope folder)
Photographic Group (1999, document wallet)
Pubs (envelope folder)
Listed Buildings (envelope folder)
Croydon Society miscellaneous (envelope folder)
Cicely Mary Barker (envelope folder)
Buildings Survey (envelope folder)
Croydon Canal (loose)
South Norwood Walk (envelope folder)
South Norwood Country Park (envelope folder)
South Norwood Pubs (envelope folder)
South Norwood High Street (document wallet)
North End (document wallet)
Lunchtime Concerts (envelope folder)
Hornimans/Commbe Cliffe (envelope folder)
Croydon Society Constitution (envelope folder)
Footpath Map (18 sections, envelope folder)
Conference Conservation Areas (envelope folder)
Conan Doyle and D.H.Lawrence (envelope folder)
Focus material (envelope folder)
Friends of South Norwood Lake (loose, now in document folder)
W.H.Hurlstone (loose, now in document wallet)
Drinking fountain, South Norwood Hill (loose, now in document wallet)
Hambledown Gardens, 2003-4 (loose, now in document wallet)
Croydon Canal (loose, now in document wallet)
South Norwood and Selhurst Neighbourhood Partnership (loose, now in document wallet)

Copy of UDP

Copy of Croydon: the future (with cuttings etc enclosed)

Copy of Crystal Palace Campaign Consultation starts here (2002)

South Norwood Draft Improvement Strategy plus notes etc (in Croydon Smarter Borough folder)

Box of Stanley Notebooks

Plus demand from freeholder for ground rent, letter from Council re: smarter streets (2002) and land registry documents re: buildings on corner of South Norwood Hill and High St.

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Research papers of Hugh Byford

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