ANGLO-SAXON BONES FOUND IN CROYDON GO ON DISPLAY

ANGLO-SAXON BONES FOUND IN CROYDON GO ON DISPLAY The almost complete skeleton of an Anglo-Saxon individual – discovered under the driveway of a family home in Riddlesdown three years ago – is displayed for the first time in an exciting new exhibition from the Museum of Croydon.   The Bones of Croydon opened at the … Continue reading ANGLO-SAXON BONES FOUND IN CROYDON GO ON DISPLAY

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WAR MEMORIAL OUTSIDE ST JOHN'S CHURCH 'LISTED'

WAR MEMORIAL OUTSIDE ST JOHN'S CHURCH 'LISTED'   The war memorial outside St John's church on Auckland Road has been 'listed' as part of Historic England's First World War Commemoration project. The memorial takes the form of a gabled Calvary on a pillar set on a pedestal. It commemorates local servicemen who died during the First … Continue reading WAR MEMORIAL OUTSIDE ST JOHN'S CHURCH 'LISTED'

MR AUBIN’S SCHOOL – AND 900 CHILDREN BURIED AT ALL SAINTS CHURCH / THIS WEEK AT THE FOOD MARKET

MR AUBIN'S SCHOOL - AND 900 CHILDREN BURIED AT ALL SAINTS CHURCH   Stephen Oxford has been researching both the churchyard of All Saints, Upper Norwood and of Mr Aubin's School that stood in the 'Triangle'. The research has uncovered that 900 children lie in All Saint's churchyard.   At Norwood Society's next local history … Continue reading MR AUBIN’S SCHOOL – AND 900 CHILDREN BURIED AT ALL SAINTS CHURCH / THIS WEEK AT THE FOOD MARKET