Tag Archives: South Croydon

Friends of Howard Mother’s Day event, Mar 9


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The ‘Witch of West Street’ takes in another waif and stray

The Shadow of the Teapot is a touching memoir of events that took place in Croydon between the 1940s and 1970s, and details how in those early days of the NHS, an elderly, poor woman took in children who had … Continue reading

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How the ‘Witch’ of West Street showed true care for children

In Croydon, just after the Second World War, when the first flush of newborns brought hope and normality back, Margy was given away at birth to a woman whom local children called “The Witch On The Corner”. Nell Williams lived … Continue reading

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Community Christmas Party, St Augustine’s, Dec 22

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Surrey Opera Soiree, Whitgift School, Dec 10

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Outdoor Pursuits and Socials, South Croydon, from Nov 14

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Howard Primary Christmas Fair, South Croydon, Dec 9

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