An Introduction to the John Gent Collection,
the Bequest and a Way Forward
Talk by John Hickman, curator of the collection, and Carole Roberts providing an insight into the remarkable postcard collection and outline work currently in progress.
Wednesday 10 December. 7.45 pm
Croydon Natural History & Scientific Society
Small Hall of the United Reformed Church Hall, Addiscombe Grove, East Croydon, CR0 5LP. Visitors welcome, donations accepted.
Other Croydon History News
- The past and present of Croydon’s London Road
Kake’s history of each building along London Rd is now up to No 62. See http://london-road-croydon.org/history
- Croydon and Fireworks
See Paul Sowan (CNHSS) letter in the Guardian, 26 November 2014 in
- Why Croydon’s graveyards are a key part of our borough’s history
Graveyards and cemeteries may be seen as sombre places. However, they play a significant role in our heritage. See John Hickman’s article in Croydon Advertiser. http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/JOHN-HICKMAN-Croydon-s-graveyards-key-boroughs/story-20860612-detail/story.html#ixzz3Kg3TYkpwn