Croydon, St John's Church 1890

Croydon, St John's Church 1890

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Memories of Croydon

1942 At 14 Years Old My Life Changes

After our family home in Trafalgar Avenue, Peckham was damaged by the 'blitz' for the 3rd time, my mother decided enough is enough. She got in touch with her sister who lived in the country (South Norwood) ...Read full memory

A memory of Croydon by Royhenry Knight

Watching The Steam Trains From This Bridge

This railway footbridge was one of my favourite places as an eleven and twelve year old lad, back in 1946 and 1947. I would stand for ages in the centre of this bridge just waiting for the next steam ...Read full memory

A memory of Croydon by Philip Harfleet

Kennards Waddon

Hi On finding your memories pages I simply had to add my own contribution as my memories of Croydon and area are so dear to me. My grandparents lived in Waddon, just off the Purley Way, and I visited regularly on holiday, ...Read full memory

A memory of Croydon by Liz Griffin

Foundation Scholar.

I was a pupil at the school from 1943 to 1948 from the age of 10. I used to travel there from Norbury on the tram, having won a Scholarship from Norbury Manor School. I came from a typically working class background and to be ...Read full memory

A memory of Croydon by Alan Scott

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