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History

picture of Croydon Water TowerInterested in Croydon's history, researching your roots or just like looking at old photographs?  You can find a wealth of information right here. 

You can also visit the Museum of Croydon and our new Local Studies facility, the Research Room.

Croydon's Armed Forces Covenant

  • Information on what Croydon is doing to meet the needs of Armed Forces communities.

Buildings

  • Where are our historic buildings?
  • What year was the Police Station in Fell Road demolished?

Genealogy

  • Where are they now?
  • What records do we hold?

Origins

  • How did Croydon get its name?
  • What is the Coat of Arms?

People

  • Who was John Whitgift, what did he do?
  • Which famous people who have lived, worked or where born in Croydon?

Places

  • Where are Croydon's parks and open spaces?
  • Why was the Surrey Iron Railway built?

The War Years

  • What was life like in Croydon?
  • Who is included on the Roll of Honour?

Topics

  • What markets have been held in Croydon?
  • When did the last tram run?

The answers to all these questions and much, much more can be found by clicking on the appropriate heading.

Historical days in the year - check out our 'on this day' section.

 

 

 

Wednesday, 16 April, 2014

 

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