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Croydon Collection

Background imageCroydon Collection: Tony Bennett and Ralph Sharon, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, Mar 1988

Tony Bennett and Ralph Sharon, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, Mar 1988

Background imageCroydon Collection: Amy Johnson broadcasting from Croydon Airport, 1930, (1933). Creator: Unknown

Amy Johnson broadcasting from Croydon Airport, 1930, (1933). Creator: Unknown
Amy Johnson broadcasting from Croydon Airport, 1930, (1933). In 1930, British aviator Johnson (1903-1941) became the first woman to fly solo from Britain to Australia in her DH60 Moth aeroplane Jason

Background imageCroydon Collection: The first Indian Air Mail arrives at Croydon Airport, south London, 1929, (1935)

The first Indian Air Mail arrives at Croydon Airport, south London, 1929, (1935). April 14 marked an advance in the history of aerial transport when the first Indian Air Mail arrived at Croydon

Background imageCroydon Collection: Viaduct on the Croydon Atmospheric Railway... 1845. Creator: Unknown

Viaduct on the Croydon Atmospheric Railway... 1845. Creator: Unknown
Viaduct on the Croydon Atmospheric Railway, crossing the Dover and Brighton lines, between Norwood and Croydon, 1845. Trains travelling on tracks using air pressure for locomotion, south London

Background imageCroydon Collection: Bill Haley, Fairfield Hall, Croydon, London, 1964. Creator: Brian Foskett

Bill Haley, Fairfield Hall, Croydon, London, 1964. Creator: Brian Foskett
Bill Haley, Fairfield Hall, Croydon, London, 1964

Background imageCroydon Collection: Jim Mollison at Croydon Airport, 1931, (1933). Creator: Unknown

Jim Mollison at Croydon Airport, 1931, (1933). Creator: Unknown
Jim Mollison at Croydon Airport, 1931, (1933). On August 6, 1931, James Mollison broke, by one day, the Australia-England record established but a few days before by his friend C.W.A. Scott

Background imageCroydon Collection: The wireless transmission room at Croydon Aerodrome, south London, 1928, (1935). Creator: Unknown

The wireless transmission room at Croydon Aerodrome, south London, 1928, (1935). Creator: Unknown
The wireless transmission room at Croydon Aerodrome, south London, 1928, (1935). A view of a wireless transmission room, whence contacts can be made with pilots in the air as to direction

Background imageCroydon Collection: Margaret Finchs Cottage, Norwood in 1808, (c1878). Creator: Unknown

Margaret Finchs Cottage, Norwood in 1808, (c1878). Creator: Unknown
Margaret Finchs Cottage, Norwood in 1808, (c1878). House in what was the village of Norwood, (now part of greater London), lived in by Margaret Finch, Queen of the Gipsies

Background imageCroydon Collection: Croydon, c1910

Croydon, c1910. The Church. Londons healthiest suburb. Population, 190, 680. Card from a game containing views of the chief towns in each county, their products & notable buildings etc

Background imageCroydon Collection: Where Officers of a Great Aerodrome Keep Contact with the Flying Pilots, c1935

Where Officers of a Great Aerodrome Keep Contact with the Flying Pilots, c1935. The Control Tower of Croydon Airport, also known as London Terminal Aerodrome or London Airport

Background imageCroydon Collection: A Symbol of the Modern World - Passengers Embarking at Croydon Aerodrome, c1935

A Symbol of the Modern World - Passengers Embarking at Croydon Aerodrome, c1935. From Our Wonderful World, Volume III, edited by J.A. Hammerton. [The Amalgamated Press, Ltd. London]

Background imageCroydon Collection: Group of women visitors in front of a school, Croydon, 1937

Group of women visitors in front of a school, Croydon, 1937
Group of women visitors in front of the ivy-clad Shirely Residential School, Croydon, 1937. Female visitors standing in front of a Pullman coach

Background imageCroydon Collection: Ellis Davys Almshouses, Croydon, Surrey, c1800. Artist: John Hassell

Ellis Davys Almshouses, Croydon, Surrey, c1800. Artist: John Hassell
Ellis Davys Almshouses, Croydon, Surrey, c1800. Croydon is now in the London borough of Croydon

Background imageCroydon Collection: Entrance to Croydon Palace, Croydon, Surrey, c1800

Entrance to Croydon Palace, Croydon, Surrey, c1800. Croydon is now in the London borough of Croydon. A man can be seen begging from two figures

Background imageCroydon Collection: The Woodman Inn, Upper Norwood, London, c1865

The Woodman Inn, Upper Norwood, London, c1865. View with figures and horse-drawn carriages outside

Background imageCroydon Collection: Cars at the Riley Motor Club Rally, Croydon Aerodrome, 25 April 1931. Artist: Bill Brunell

Cars at the Riley Motor Club Rally, Croydon Aerodrome, 25 April 1931. Artist: Bill Brunell
Place: Croydon. Riley M.C. Rally. Date: 25.4.31

Background imageCroydon Collection: Members attending the Riley Motor Club Rally, Croydon, 25 April 1931. Artist: Bill Brunell

Members attending the Riley Motor Club Rally, Croydon, 25 April 1931. Artist: Bill Brunell
Place: Croydon. Riley M.C. Rally. Date: 25.4.31

Background imageCroydon Collection: Armstrong Whitworth Argosy, Croydon Aerodrome, 25 April 1931. Artist: Bill Brunell

Armstrong Whitworth Argosy, Croydon Aerodrome, 25 April 1931. Artist: Bill Brunell
A.W. Argosy Vehicle Reg. No. G-aEJ. Place: Croydon. Riley M.C. Rally. Date: 25.4.31

Background imageCroydon Collection: Handley Page W10, Croydon Aerodrome, 25 April 1931. Artist: Bill Brunell

Handley Page W10, Croydon Aerodrome, 25 April 1931. Artist: Bill Brunell
Handley Page aircraft W10 Vehicle Reg. No. G-EBMM. Unidentified aircraft Vehicle Reg. No. F-ALC? Place: Croydon. Riley M.C. Rally. Date: 25.4.31

Background imageCroydon Collection: Riley Motor Club Rally, Croydon Aerodrome, 25 April 1931. Artist: Bill Brunell

Riley Motor Club Rally, Croydon Aerodrome, 25 April 1931. Artist: Bill Brunell
Place: Croydon. Riley M.C. Rally. Date: 25.4.31

Background imageCroydon Collection: Clare Hirst, Croydon Jazz Festival, Whitgift Centre, April 28, 2006. Artist: Brian O Connor

Clare Hirst, Croydon Jazz Festival, Whitgift Centre, April 28, 2006. Artist: Brian O Connor
Clare Hirst, Croydon Jazz Festival, Whitgift Centre, April 28, 2006

Background imageCroydon Collection: Mario Castronari, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, June, 1990. Artist: Brian O Connor

Mario Castronari, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, June, 1990. Artist: Brian O Connor
Mario Castronari, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, June, 1990

Background imageCroydon Collection: Elvin Jones, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, Surrey, November, 1987. Artist: Brian O Connor

Elvin Jones, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, Surrey, November, 1987. Artist: Brian O Connor
Elvin Jones, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, Surrey, November, 1987

Background imageCroydon Collection: Freddie Hubbard, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, November 1987. Artist: Brian O Connor

Freddie Hubbard, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, November 1987. Artist: Brian O Connor
Freddie Hubbard, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, November 1987

Background imageCroydon Collection: Tania Maria, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, Surrey, July 1987. Artist: Brian O Connor

Tania Maria, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, Surrey, July 1987. Artist: Brian O Connor
Tania Maria, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, Surrey, July 1987

Background imageCroydon Collection: Ed Jones, Clock Tower Cafe, Croydon, London, 2015. Artist: Brian O Connor

Ed Jones, Clock Tower Cafe, Croydon, London, 2015. Artist: Brian O Connor
Ed Jones, Clock Tower Cafe, Croydon, London, 2015

Background imageCroydon Collection: Basil Hodge, Clock Tower Cafe, Croydon, London, 2015. Artist: Brian O Connor

Basil Hodge, Clock Tower Cafe, Croydon, London, 2015. Artist: Brian O Connor
Basil Hodge, Clock Tower Cafe, Croydon, London, 2015

Background imageCroydon Collection: Basil Hodge, Ed Jones and Riaan Vosloo, Clock Tower Cafe, Croydon, London, 2015. Artist

Basil Hodge, Ed Jones and Riaan Vosloo, Clock Tower Cafe, Croydon, London, 2015. Artist
Basil Hodge, Ed Jones and Riaan Vosloo, Clock Tower Cafe, Croydon, London, 2015

Background imageCroydon Collection: Sonny Rollins, Fairfield Halls Croydon, 1986. Artist: Brian O Connor

Sonny Rollins, Fairfield Halls Croydon, 1986. Artist: Brian O Connor
Sonny Rollins, Fairfield Halls Croydon, 1986

Background imageCroydon Collection: Courtney Pine, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, 1987. Artist: Brian O Connor

Courtney Pine, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, 1987. Artist: Brian O Connor
Courtney Pine, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, 1987

Background imageCroydon Collection: Pete Long (Query fl. ), The Gun, Croydon, 1992. Artist: Brian O Connor

Pete Long (Query fl. ), The Gun, Croydon, 1992. Artist: Brian O Connor
Pete Long (Query fl.), The Gun, Croydon, 1992

Background imageCroydon Collection: Dave Gelly, Lord Napier Thornton Heath, 1980. Artist: Brian O Connor

Dave Gelly, Lord Napier Thornton Heath, 1980. Artist: Brian O Connor
Dave Gelly, Lord Napier Thornton Heath, 1980

Background imageCroydon Collection: Allison Neale, alto saxophonist, Clocktower Cafe, Croydon, Surrey, 2008. Artist: Brian O Connor

Allison Neale, alto saxophonist, Clocktower Cafe, Croydon, Surrey, 2008. Artist: Brian O Connor
Allison Neale, alto saxophonist, Clocktower Cafe, Croydon, Surrey, 2008

Background imageCroydon Collection: Lynieve Austin, jazz singer, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, Surrey. Artist: Brian O Connor

Lynieve Austin, jazz singer, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, Surrey. Artist: Brian O Connor
Lynieve Austin, jazz singer, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, Surrey

Background imageCroydon Collection: Lynieve Austin, The Warehouse, Croydon, 2007. Artist: Brian O Connor

Lynieve Austin, The Warehouse, Croydon, 2007. Artist: Brian O Connor
Lynieve Austin, The Warehouse, Croydon, 2007

Background imageCroydon Collection: Dave O Higgins, saxophonist, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, 2007. Artist: Brian O Connor

Dave O Higgins, saxophonist, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, 2007. Artist: Brian O Connor
Dave O Higgins, saxophonist, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, 2007. O Higgins was the busking saxophone player in the film The Return of Mr Bean

Background imageCroydon Collection: Allison Neale and Dave Warren, Clocktower Cafe, Croydon, Surrey, 2008. Artist: Brian O Connor

Allison Neale and Dave Warren, Clocktower Cafe, Croydon, Surrey, 2008. Artist: Brian O Connor
Allison Neale, alto saxophonist, with Dave Warren, guitarist, Clocktower Cafe, Croydon, Surrey, 2008

Background imageCroydon Collection: Ian Ballantine, Clocktower Cafe, Croydon, Surrey, 2008. Artist: Brian O Connor

Ian Ballantine, Clocktower Cafe, Croydon, Surrey, 2008. Artist: Brian O Connor
Ian Ballantine, multi-instrumentalist and composer, Clocktower Cafe, Croydon, Surrey, 2008. Ian Ballantine is considered one of the finest jazz vibraphone players in the world

Background imageCroydon Collection: Bobby Wellins and Stan Tracey, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London, 2007

Bobby Wellins and Stan Tracey, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London, 2007

Background imageCroydon Collection: Bobby Wellins, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London, 2007. Artist: Brian O Connor

Bobby Wellins, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London, 2007. Artist: Brian O Connor
Bobby Wellins, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London, 2007

Background imageCroydon Collection: Stan Tracey, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London, 2008. Artist: Brian O Connor

Stan Tracey, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London, 2008. Artist: Brian O Connor
Stan Tracey, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London, 2008

Background imageCroydon Collection: Andy Cleyndert, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London. Artist: Brian O Connor

Andy Cleyndert, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London. Artist: Brian O Connor
Andy Cleyndert, double bassist, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London

Background imageCroydon Collection: Tom Cawley, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London. Artist: Brian O Connor

Tom Cawley, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London. Artist: Brian O Connor
Tom Cawley, pianist, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London

Background imageCroydon Collection: Sebastian Rochford, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London, 2008. Artist: Brian O Connor

Sebastian Rochford, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London, 2008. Artist: Brian O Connor
Sebastian Rochford, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London, 2008

Background imageCroydon Collection: Don Rendell, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London, 2007. Artist: Brian O Connor

Don Rendell, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London, 2007. Artist: Brian O Connor
Don Rendell, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London, 2007

Background imageCroydon Collection: Mark Nightingale and Mark Armstrong, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London, 2008. Artist

Mark Nightingale and Mark Armstrong, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London, 2008. Artist
Mark Nightingale, Mark Armstrong, Sam Mayne, Simon Allen and Mornington Lockett, Braithwaite Hall, Croydon, London, 2008

Background imageCroydon Collection: Peter Ind, Clocktower Cafe, Croydon, London. Artist: Brian O Connor

Peter Ind, Clocktower Cafe, Croydon, London. Artist: Brian O Connor
Peter Ind, jazz musician, environmentalist, painter and author, Clocktower Cafe, Croydon, London

Background imageCroydon Collection: The Customs Office at London Airport, 1925

The Customs Office at London Airport, 1925. Pictured from the side where incoming and outgoing aircraft are cleared. To the left is the control tower. Londons first airport opened in 1920 at Croydon



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