Category Archives: History

Promising signs of the future for Croydon’s historic Old Town

CROYDON COMMENTARY: With more than £17million to spend, the council is rolling out plans to spruce up the neglected corner of the Old Town around Croydon Minster. LEWIS WHITE, pictured left, a retired landscape architect, took a Sunday afternoon stroll … Continue reading

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Little Holland House historic tour, Carshalton, Apr 11

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Little Holland House open day, Carshalton, Apr 7

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Shadow World: Inside Gobal Arms Trade, Ruskin House, Mar 29

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St Patrick’s Night celebration, Ruskin House, Mar 17

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Trades unions in the 21st century, Ruskin House, Mar 14

The Croydon TUC is staging a talk at Ruskin House on March 14 on the role of trade unions (as the organisers put it in the 19th year of this century), “as we move into the 21st century”. The speaker … Continue reading

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Suffragette’s cache in the attic auctioned for £18,000

A collection of suffragette memorabilia discovered in a Sutton garage was sold at auction yesterday for more than three times its estimate, at £18,240. The hammer came down at the auction at Farleigh Court Golf Club on a lot that … Continue reading

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