A handwritten memoir by the witty Fred Roy – a regular letter writer to the South London Press from the 1920s to the 1950s, lay for 23 years after his death in 1999 in an old captain’s chest.
An England and Blackheath rugby player in Victorian London died fighting for his country in the First World War. But there is no memorial to Alexander Todd in Britain
10 years ago: A jury of eight men and four women unanimously convicted Gary Dobson and David Norris of murdering Stephen Lawrence in Well Hall Road, Eltham almost 19 years before on April 22, 1993.
Did a known burglar with a hard-man reputation among Brixton prisoners kill a housekeeper in Croydon? JAN BONDESON picks through the evidence in the murder of Susan Emberton in 1932