Category Archives: Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society

Croydon’s oldest society is walking and talking towards 150

As it approaches its own historical milestone next year, when it will celebrate its 150th anniversary, the Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society is stepping out on another series of fascinating walks and talks exploring the wonders around us. Originally … Continue reading

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CNHSS history talks: The Regent’s Canal, East Croydon, Jan 9

The Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society is one of the borough’s longest established and most respected history groups, which organises a range of talks, walks and other events. It’s first function for 2019 is a talk by Roger Squires … Continue reading

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Pictures of Croydon talk, Ashburton Library, Jan 22

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Walking and talking through science and history with CNHSS

CNHSS – the Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society – starts its 2017-2018 programme tomorrow with a walk in the countryside, to be followed with its usual full and fascinating programme of talks and studies over the coming six months. … Continue reading

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CNH&SS John Gent history talk, Norbury Library, Sep 16

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Searching for Woodside history talk, Ashburton Library, May 11

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How a rural market town was transformed in Victorian age

Croydon might be undergoing drastic changes in the next few years, but they are nothing to the transformation which happened in the mid 19th century. In an extract from his book, historian JOHN GENT charts how Croydon was shaped in … Continue reading

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