Angela Buxton Centenary Article

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This article documents the visit from former Wimbledon Doubles Champion Angela Buxton returning to the Suburb to attend and give out prizes at the centenary tennis tournemant. The competition was played in Edwardian fancy dress and with wooden raquets to commemorate the founding in 2007. 

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Angela Buxton Centenary Article
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The Hampstead Garden Suburb Archives Trust is a registered charity, known as Suburb Archives. It is responsible for ensuring that the archives of the suburb are properly cared for and are accessible to all.
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Series of photos, objects and documents surrounding the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the suburb in 2007. 

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This collection documents the articles written in and about the Suburb, ranging from resident produced publications such as Suburb News, to local papers such as the Ham and High and national perodicals like The Lady.

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This collection aims to chronicle the sporting heritage of Hampstead Garden Suburb, including photos and documents. 

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A collection of all the different centenaries around the Suburb, from the Suburb itself in 2007 to St Jude's 100 year anniversary in 2011.
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Collection of photographs and objects documenting the celebrations around the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Suburb in 2007. 
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Angela Buxton was a tennis player who won both Wimbledon and the French Open doubles in 1956, as well as reaching the Final of the Women's Singles in Wimbledon the same year. She was a pioneer of minority sport, being a Jewish tennis player who won two titles alongside Althea GIbson, who was a black woman. 

She lived in 16 Winnington Road, moving to Hampstead with her mother to further her tennis career.