TALK: “Coach Roads to Brighton”

Monday 30 November – Geoff Hewlett

Around South Croydon (Haling Park) on the Enclosure Map of 1797-1801 (J Corbet Anderson; photographed by Mark Tyson)

Around South Croydon (Haling Park) on the Enclosure Map of 1797-1801 (J Corbet Anderson; photographed by Mark Tyson)

Geoff Hewlett is a retired teacher from Whitgift School. The talk looks at the problems presented by the landscape the coaches crossed, the evolution of the turnpike roads, changes in stage coach construction, and stories connected with people and incidents along the roads.

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