Death on the Brighton Road: Execution sites in South London

29th Oct, 2018 07:40 PM - 29th Oct, 2018 09:10 PM


East Croydon United Reformed Church, Addiscombe Road, CR0 5LP

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.  A CNHSS meeting. For more information see