- 1905-1911 (Creation)
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At the time he wrote his history of Sanderstead, William C. Dendy was residing at Briarwood, Edgar Road, Sanderstead.
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Accession Number: A557
The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Sanderstead in the County of Surrey, by William Dendy
Ms history from 871 to 1911, including etymology, boundaries, geology and flora, population, Sanderstead Manor, parish church and clergy, local buildings, Croham Hurst and Selsdon, etc. Includes fine contemporary photographs of Sanderstead Parish Church, Sanderstead Station, Sanderstead Court, White House Farm, Selsdon, Sanderstead Recreation Ground, Purley House, Riddlesdown Road and St Marys Church, presumably taken by the author. The volume is dated 1905-7, but at the back additional newspaper clippings and notes covering the years 1908-1911 have been added. Dendy published a short account of the parish of Sanderstead, presumably based on this volume, in The Home Counties Magazine in 1908 - S71(050).
Item date: 1905-1911
Accession date: 14/07/2000
Custodial history: Acquired by Croydon Libraries in 1939
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