Category Archives: History

Gordon Campbell VC: Croydon remembers naval war hero

Croydon staged a civic ceremony in the town centre yesterday to commemorate the borough’s only World War I recipient of the Victoria Cross, the nation’s highest award for gallantry. The date was the centenary of the Atlantic naval action in … Continue reading

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Free entry for children at WWI exhibition in half-term

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No longer Taboo: Addiscombe gets signs of its East India past

Finally, after nearly a decade, it’s in black and white: the East India Estate Conservation Area is there for all to see on road signs in that part of Addiscombe. Special road signs were unveiled last month in the presence … Continue reading

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Beddington Park spring lecture series, free talks, Mar 20-Jun 12

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Norwood Society history talk, Upper Norwood Library, Feb 16

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Victorian leisure history talk, Honeywood Museum, Jul 27

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Rotherhithe history talk, Honeywood Museum, Feb 23

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