Tag Archives: William Gladstone

Oval Primary set to celebrate 150 years at centre of community

JERRY FITZPATRICK, pictured right, who was the chair of Oval Primary’s governors for 16 years, looks back at the history of Croydon’s first state school as it marks its 150th anniversary The autumn of 1873 saw the opening of Croydon’s … Continue reading

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Sharpe’s rebellion in Jamaica highlighted the plight of slaves

SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT: Concluding his tour of places around the world named after Croydon, DAVID MORGAN takes a look at a former plantation in Jamaica and its links to a famous slave uprising One of the popular destinations for tourists today … Continue reading

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