Category Archives: Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society

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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Six-month programme of talks and walks into London’s past

The Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society has seen a lot come and go locally over the past 146 years since it was formed. Now it is looking towards the next six months, having published its programme of events – … Continue reading

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Discover the history of the Purley Way, CNHSS talk, Oct 17

The Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society’s regular series of activities continues on October 17 with an illustrated talk about the industries and architecture of Croydon’s first bypass, the Purley Way. The talk will be presented by Celia Bailey with … Continue reading

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