Croydon and Slavery Talk 13 April

Alexander Caldcleugh Trip to South America book

Author son of Broad Green based slave trader

Croydon’s Connections with the Slavery Business

Wednesday 13 April. 7.45pm.

I will discuss the emerging evidence about these links in Croydon and the beginning of the black presence in the area,  and The Legacies of British Slave-ownership project at University College.

Croydon Natural History & Scientific Society. Small Hall at

East Croydon United Reformed Church, Addiscombe Grove, Croydon CR0 5LP

All welcome. Non-members are asked to donate £2.



About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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