South Norwood  Surrey


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described South Norwood like this:

NORWOOD-ST. MARK, a chapelry in Croydon parish, Surrey; around South Norwood village and Norwood-Junction r. station, 2¼ miles N N E of Croydon. It was constituted in 1859; and it has a post-office‡ of South Norwood, under London S. Pop. in 1861, 1, 489. Houses, 279. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, not reported.* Patron, the Vicar of Norwood-All Saints. See Norwood, Surrey.

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South Norwood through time

South Norwood is now part of Croydon district. Click here for graphs and data of how Croydon has changed over two centuries. For statistics about South Norwood itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of South Norwood, in Croydon and Surrey | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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