Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for NORWOOD-ALL SAINTS

NORWOOD-ALL SAINTS, a chapelry in Croydon parish, Surrey; around Upper Norwood village, and near Gipsy Hill and Crystal Palace and Norward Junction r stations, 3 miles N by E of Croydon. It was constituted in 1845; and it has post-offices‡ of Norwood-Crownhill, Anerley-Road, and Westow-Hill, under London S. Pop. in 1861, 4,060. Houses, 658. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £550.* Patron, the Vicar of Croydon. The church was built in 1829. See Norwood, Surrey.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a chapelry"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Croydon St John the Baptist AP/CP       Surrey AncC
Place: Upper Norwood

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