Tag Archives: Kate Birbeck

Spectacular history of Addiscombe college is required reading

SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT: It played a significant part of the history of Croydon, and of Britain, yet today is largely forgotten. DAVID MORGAN reviews an important and surprising new book about Addiscombe Military College Kate Birbeck’s new book Addiscombe Military College … Continue reading

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Book traces role of Addiscombe college that built an empire

READER OFFER: Inside Croydon subscribers can save £££s on the price of an important and definitive new book about the history of the Addiscombe Military College, its staff and cadets A copy of an important new history of the Addiscombe … Continue reading

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