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Croydon Heritage Festival review: a talk on Croydon’s slavery connections

Posted on July 11th, by Anne Giles in Culture. 5 comments

From Addington Palace to Broad Green to Selsdon, Croydon has connections with the slave trade. Anne Giles learns more about this disturbing aspect of our town’s history

On Monday 30th June I attended a talk entitled ’200 years a slave: Croydon’s slavery connections’ in the Maple Room at Fairfield Halls. The talk was given by Dr Nick Draper from the University College London Department of History. … Read More »