West Norwood, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of West Norwood and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

West Norwood

I spent my childhood in West Norwood. We lived next to the Cemetary Wall in Hubbard Road. We often drive there for "a trip down memory lane". It looks like a little toy town now ...Read full memory

Norwood Road

I lived above David Greigs on Norwood Road (Later became Abbey National). I went to school at Elmwood Infant and Junior School in Carnac Street. I used to get the bus to school, I ...Read full memory

Gipsy Road

I was 10 at the time this picture was taken and my friend Ann lived in the shop with the car outside. Originally it was a junk shop and later became a greengrocer's shop. Her grandfather and aunt had a very small grocery shop at the bottom of Hamilton Road.

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