Monthly Archives: January 2017

Croydon History Notes at 30 January

John Hurt and Croydon The death of John Hurt is a sad occasion for those who had admired him as an actor. When the BBC TV programme Who Do You Think You Are? dealt with his ancestry he was upset … Continue reading

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General History Events & News at 30 January

Friday 24 February. 8pm. Henry Maudslay – industrial innovator Talk by David Waller on  how a Lambeth-based engineer from a humble background turned London into the silicon valley of the nineteenth century. Henry Maudslay invented precision engineering, which made the … Continue reading

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Croydon Events from 31 January

Forward Events Diary  http://www.youneedto.co.uk  Tuesday 31 January. 6.30pm. Air Quality Action Streets, Environment and Homes Scrutiny Sub-Committee will review the Council’s Air Quality Action Plan 2017-22. Town Hall, Katherine St Access to the paper is through https://secure.croydon.gov.uk/akscroydon/users/public/admin/kabmenu.pl?cmte=SEH See previous blog … Continue reading

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Croydon Council Considers Air Quality Action

It is estimated that 155 deaths occur each year in Croydon due to illnesses caused by long-term exposure to air pollution. A close link has been shown between areas of high deprivation and pollution. ‘Those living in more deprived areas … Continue reading

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Cy Grant Project Finale 18 February

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History Events & News at January

 History & Social Action Publications I have up-dated my History & Social Action Publications website to make it easier for orders to be made for its publications. Each one can now be ordered through using a Paypal Add to Cart … Continue reading

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Croydon Local Studies Forum Events of Local Interest  February to April

 Note: Unless otherwise stated the meetings of CNHSS, EHSFS and NLTSC take place at the United Reformed Church, East Croydon.  Until 16 April. Daily 10am-4pm. WW1 – Remembering 1916 Exhibition. Whitgift School, Haling Park, South Croydon  Sundays 5 February. 11am– … Continue reading

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