Croydon North by-election, 1940
The Croydon North by-election, 1940 was a parliamentary by-election held in the British House of Commons constituency of Croydon North on 19 June 1940. The seat had become vacant when the Conservativ...
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RAF Kenley
The former Royal Air Force Station Kenley, more commonly known as RAF Kenley (now known as Kenley Aerodrome) was a station of the Royal Flying Corps in World War I and the RAF in World War II. It is ...
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Great North Wood
0°04′38″W / 51.426507°N 0.077161°W / 51.426507; -0.077161The Great North Wood was a natural oak forest that covered most of the area of raised ground starting some four miles ...
Abbott-Baynes Sailplanes Ltd
Abbott-Baynes Sailplanes Ltd. was a 1930s glider manufacturing company based at Wrecclesham, near Farnham, Surrey. It was founded as a subsidiary of E. D. Abbott Ltd in 1931 by L. E. Baynes and E. D. ...
Croydon Palace
Croydon Palace, in Croydon, now part of south London, was the summer residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury for over 500 years. Regular visitors included Henry III and Queen Elizabeth I. Now known ...
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Addington Palace
Addington Palace is an 18th-century mansion in Addington near Croydon in south London, England.
The original manor house called 'Addington Place' was built about the 16th century.A delicious ancie...
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Addiscombe railway station
Addiscombe railway station was a terminus to the east of central Croydon, on Lower Addiscombe Road between Hastings Road and Grant Road. The East India Way housing development stands on the site.It wa...
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Safari Cinema
Safari Cinema, previously Savoy (1936-1958), ABC Croydon (1958-1986) and Cannon (1986-late 1990s), was at 225 London Road in Broad Green, Croydon.
Opened on March 9, 1936 by Associated British Cin...
1936 KLM Croydon accident
The 1936 KLM Croydon accident was the crash of a KLM airliner on 9 December 1936, shortly after taking off from the Croydon Air Port (as it was known at the time) on a scheduled flight to Amsterdam, N...
Coulsdon North railway station
Coulsdon North is a closed railway station that served Coulsdon, Croydon, England, on the Brighton Main Line.
The station was opened as "Stoats Nest and Cane Hill" on 5 November 1899 by the London...
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Woodside (London) railway station
Woodside railway station was opened by July 1871 by the Mid-Kent Railway, to serve the nearby race course: a ramp facilitated the loading of racehorses. After the course closed in 1890, use of the st...
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Croydon Rural District
Croydon was a rural district in north east Surrey, England, United Kingdom, from 1894 to 1915. It was created by the Local Government Act 1894 and replaced the Croydon Rural Sanitary District. The d...
Croydon North West by-election, 1981
The Croydon North West by-election took place on 22 October 1981. It was caused by the death of Conservative Member of Parliament Robert Taylor on 18 June 1981.The Conservative Party selected John But...
Croydon North by-election, 1948
The Croydon North by-election, 1948 was a parliamentary by-election held in the British House of Commons constituency of Croydon North on 11 March 1948. The seat had become vacant when the Conservati...
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Croydon Canal
The Croydon Canal ran 9.25 miles (15 km) from Croydon, via Forest Hill, to the Grand Surrey Canal at New Cross in south London, England. It opened in 1809 and closed in 1836, the first canal to b...
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South Suburban Co-operative Society
The South Suburban Co-operative Society (SSCS) was a cooperative retailer in south London, Surrey and Kent, England. It became part of the Co-operative Wholesale Society, now the Co-operative Group.Th...
Croydon Minster
0°06′22″W / 51.3727°N 0.1061°W / 51.3727; -0.1061Croydon Minster is the parish and civic church of the London Borough of Croydon. There are currently more than 35 churches in ...
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Jabez Balfour
Jabez Spencer Balfour (4 September 1843 – 23 February 1916) was an English businessman, British Liberal Party politician and fraudster.
Balfour was born in Marylebone, London to James and Cl...
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Waddon Marsh railway station
Waddon Marsh railway station was in Waddon in the London Borough of Croydon on the West Croydon to Wimbledon Line. It was between West Croydon and Beddington Lane Halt stations. There was pedestrian ...
Woodside and South Croydon Joint Railway
The Woodside and South Croydon Joint Railway (W&SC) was a short, relatively short-lived and unsuccessful railway in the London Borough of Croydon in London, England. Its site is now largely occupi...
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Croydon East (UK Parliament constituency)
Croydon East was a borough constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of elect...
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Norwood Junction rail accident
The Norwood Junction railway crash occurred on 1 May 1891, when a cast iron underbridge over Portland Road, 60 yards north east of Norwood Junction railway station, fractured under an express train fr...
Coulsdon and Purley Urban District
Coulsdon and Purley Urban District was a local government district in northeast Surrey from 1915 to 1965. The local authority was Coulsdon and Purley Urban District Council. The former area of the dis...
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Central Croydon railway station
0°5′59″W / 51.37222°N 0.09972°W / 51.37222; -0.09972 Central Croydon railway station in Croydon, Surrey (now South London), England, was a largely unsuccessful venture by the ...
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South Croydon rail crash
The South Croydon rail crash on the British railway system occurred on 24 October 1947.The crash took place south of South Croydon railway station. Two electric commuter trains collided in fog and 32 ...
Croydon Water Palace
The Croydon Water Palace was an indoor water park complex that opened in 1990 on Purley Way in Waddon in the London Borough of Croydon, opposite Croydon Airport. It was part of the Purley Way retail d...
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