Croydon Then And Now
BY Marianna & winter
Who were the original inhabitants and how did they live?
Who where the first settlers, why did they move into the area and how did they live?
What are some majour events of our area?
Croydon has had many events in the past. These are some of the events.
.The post office open 100 years ago and it has a chemist inside
.The Croydon Cafe use to be a butcher
.Dorothy Cowie use to be a community hal lwhere people had meetings
.In 1788 small town settled at Roeshill
.In 1844 Croydon Public School (CPS) opened
.1793 Captain John Townson becomes the first resident of what is now Croydon with a lang grant of 0.4 square kilometres
.In 1813 a road connecting to New town Liverpool on Georges river was first routed
.mid 1870's Anthony Hordorn established brickworks on webb st and queen st
.1920s little land left mostly cleared of construction
.1891 PLC was established