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Discover Your Local History!


Do you know about the history on your doorstep - the stories that have shaped the area where you live? These brief introductions will get you started! Visit your local museum, library or the Local Studies & Archives Centre at Sutton Library to discover much more.
 

Historic Locations

Carshalton

Cheam

Croydon Airport

Lavender

River Wandle

Roundshaw

St Helier

Sutton

Wallington

Watercress

Worcester Park

 

Historic People

Ann Duck, 1717-1744

Mary "Polly" Stevenson Hewson, 1739-1795

Robert Burra, 1767-1846

William Tatton Winter, 1855 - 1928

George Rice, c.1874 - ?

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, 1875 - 1912

 

Historic Archives

The Collections

The Local Studies Collection

Remembering World War One in Sutton

Sutton Archives

The Past on Glass

 
All sorts of people have lived in the local area, famous and infamous, ordinary and extraordinary. Their lives give us glimpses of the past. If you know of someone of note who should be included, please contact us.