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CATERHAM - a member asks whether anyone has memories c.1943/4 of Mr Read, formerly Mr Leatherborough, who taught at Caterham Hill School.
The pic is c.1980.
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PURLEY - 21st October 1982 - a 'Night of Music' was held at the United Reformed Church In Purley, presented by the Croydon Salvation Army Band and Songsters, to raise money for the Ionozon Therapy Unit needed by the Purley Memorial hospital.
The pic shows the hospital in 1995.
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CATERHAM - 21st October 1853 - first mention of a railway to Caterham in correspondence between the London Brighton and South Coast and the South Eastern Railways.
The pic shows what arrived three years later in 1856 - a large hotel, stables and a station (a small train can be seen between the buildings)
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CATERHAM - 19th October 1977 - The Miller Centre was formally opened by David Ennals MP, Secretary of State for Social Services.
The pic shows the Miller centre in 1998.
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PURLEY - 19th October 1945 - A Royal Canadian Air Force Dakota, KG459, of 435 Transport Squadron, nose-dived into a front garden in Mitchley Avenue. It appeared to develop engine trouble after taking off from Croydon. Three Canadian crew members were killed, and Frank Moore, an RAF sergeant died the following day. There were no civilian casualties. ...

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