Anerley  Surrey


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

ANERLEY, or Annerley, a village on the Croydon railway, a mile SSW of Sydenham, Surrey. It has a r. station, a post office‡ under Norwood, tea-gardens, and an entrance to the Crystal Palace.

The location is where the name "Anerley" appears on the modern 1:25,000 map. Additional information about this locality is available for Penge

Anerley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd June 2024

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