“Death on the Brighton Road” talk, 7.30pm Monday, 29 October at East Croydon United Reformed Church, Addiscombe Grove

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Jon Newman, Archives Manager at Lambeth Archives, uses the nine mile journey along the old coach road between Kennington and South Croydon as a way of framing the history of capital punishment in 18th and 19th century South London: from the gallows of Kennington and Thornton Heath to the gibbets of Brixton Hill and Smitham Bottom.

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