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.

St Luke's

I was a choirboy at St Luke's, we met for choir practice once a week. Mr Hatton was the choirmaster and took a register and we were paid for attending. Weddings were the big earner - we got two shillings or half a crown. It was ...Read full memory

Hamilton Road

Just out of shot on the left is the turning for Hamilton Road, where my wife, Angela, and I both lived for many years. Some way down Hamilton on the right hand side just before the junction with Clive Road was a small row ...Read full memory

Cafes

Hanging about in the gypsy cafe and Lou's cafe and the Blue Mink.Oh must not forget the Tyrol.We must have been hungry

A memory of West Norwood by hnfraser