The Norwood Review is published quarterly.

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Recent Editions

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Winter 2018

Edition 223: Unveiling of the Upper Norwood War Memorial; Our Glorious Dead; Social life in Upper Norwood in World War One; Mary Rodwell, the heroine that time forgot; Victoria Cross holders of Norwood; War Heroes of Norwood; Ambulances funded by Christ church Gipsy Hill; Awdry Morris Vaucour – flying ace; The alter used in ‘HMS Crystal Palace; Captain Hans Robert Sparenborg. (PDF will be available at a later date)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Autumn 2018

Edition 222: Alfred Holins; MyHouseMyStreet; Memories of Rockmount Road; Memories of Norwood; Christina Bloom; The amazing photographs of Cecil Shadbolt; James Green; Vicar’s Oak path (PDF will be available at a later date)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Summer 2018

Edition 221: Women Act!; The Tragedian’s Daughters; Flora Clickmann; Two Tennis Stars; Dangerous Women – Mad Or Bad?; Mrs Maurice Lubbock; Marie Charlotte Carmichael Stopes; Annie Besant; Two Women Artists (PDF will be available at a later date)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Spring 2018

Edition 220: MyHouseMyStreet – Our New Project; Cinema Returns To Crystal Palace; Cinemas of The Crystal Palace; An Alternative View of The Crystal Palace; The Post Office in Crystal Palace; Francis Gaydon - Henry Dresser; Impressionists in London; 100 Years of Harold Road (PDF Download 5MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Winter 2017

Edition 219: Frederick Henry Amphlett Micklewright; The Redgrave Family Connections; Crystal Palace, A Famous Sporting Venue; Memories of The Horniman Museum and Crystal Palace; The Lofty Family; Bemerton Lodge Nursing Home; Put That Light Out!; Loti Irwin and The Crystal Palace Subway (PDF Download 2.6MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Autumn 2017

Edition 218: Polo, Winston Churchill and the Crystal Palace; R H Fry – Leviathan of the Turf; The Grocer and His Illegitimate Pauper Child; Graffiti (PDF Download 3.3MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Summer 2017

Edition 217: Notes from the Chairman; Richard Lines - An Obituary; The Triangle Shops Project; Missing Plaques; Current Shops; Memories of The Triangle; The Dairies of Upper Norwood; The London Mozart Players; News From The Norwoods; Local History Report; Notes From The Editor; Books For Sale (PDF Download 2.8MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Spring 2017

Edition 216: Planning Notes; St John’s Upper Norwood - The Early Years Local History Report; The Disappearance of Emile Zola; What the Papers Said; The Boundaries Project; Growing Up in Parry Road (Final Part) (PDF Download 1.7MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Winter 2016

Edition 215: Planning Notes; The Norwood Cottage Hospital Local History Report; River Effra (book review); Izod at the Palace; What the Papers Said; A Glimpse of Ancient Egypt Growing Up in Parry Road (Part 2) (PDF Download 1.8MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Autumn 2016

Edition 214: From the Secretary; Notes from the Norwoods; Local History News; Britain’s first Piped Music; The two Phillipses at the Norwood Cottage Hospital; What the Papers Said: Life on S Norwood Hill; Memories of a South Norwood Childhood (PDF Download 2.7MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Summer 2016

Edition 213: Life on Norwood Hill; Lambeth Architecture 1965-99; Memories of Upper Norwood; Woodbury Cottage (PDF Download 1.2MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Spring 2016

Edition 212: From the Chairman; From the Secretary; Planning Notes; Local History Report; Boundaries; What the Papers Said; Bi-Centenary Sir William Sterndale-Bennett; Book Review: Winifred Gérin – The Remarkable Life of a Writer from Norwood; Paupers’ Funerals; The Business of Stonemasons & Undertakers (PDF Download 0.8MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Winter 2015

Edition 211: From the Secretary; Local History Report; Christmas at Norwood Children’s Home; Researching Family History; What the Papers Said; Balloons & Aeroplanes at the Crystal Palace; Obituary Rosemary Comber (PDF Download 1.8MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Autumn 2015

Edition 210: From the Secretary; Local History Report; Planning Notes; Crystal Palace Subway; Balloons & Aeroplanes at the Crystal Palace (PDF Download 1MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Summer 2015

Edition 209: Annual Report; Planning Notes; Crystal Palace Park & Sports Forum Meeting; Local History News; Notes from the Norwoods; Balloons & Aeroplanes at the Crystal Palace; Elder Ice (Book Review) (PDF Download 1.3MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Spring 2015

Edition 208: Chairman’s Report; Planning Report; Local History Report; A Brave New World 1945-65; Lionel Atwill - Book Review; Dougie Roderick; Norwood Lake; Scott the Bootmaker; Prefabs in West Norwood; The Pleasure Garden (PDF Download 1.7MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Winter 2014

Edition 207: From the Secretary; Local History Report; El Palacio de Cristal; A Blue Plaque for Raymond Chandler Naked in Norwood; Postal Service; Norwood’s own Ship; Prefabs in West Norwood (PDF Download 0.9MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Autumn 2014

Edition 206: Planning Notes; Local History Report; In the Catacombs - Book Review; Crystal Palace Brewery; Henry Wallis; Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell; Alan Octavian Hume; William Joyce (PDF Download 0.9MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Summer 2014

Edition 205: Annual Report; Obituary David Khan; Mystery Houses & Other Places; Local History News; Gordon Jacob; Clockworks; Lavengro Road (PDF Download 1MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Spring 2014

Edition 204: Editorial; Chairman’s Report; From the Secretary; Local History News; Mystery Houses; Planning Notes; We need to talk about South Norwood; Postscript to “Postal Services in Norwood”; Book Review “Strange Air”; Ira Aldridge; The Anderson Shelter (PDF Download 2.1MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Winter 2013

Edition 203: Editorial; From the Secretary; Design Competition for the New Palace; Lambeth’s Edwardian Splendours Post Service in Norwood Walter Hobbs; Pickles; Bombs and Bus Routes (PDF Download 2MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Autumn 2013

Edition 202: Chairman’s Report; The Golden Jubilee Drinking Fountain; The Crystal Palace Subway; Henry Bessemer (1813-1898); Albert Charles Orsborn - Part 3 of his life (PDF Download 7.1MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Summer 2013

Edition 201: Annual Report 2012/13; Secretary’s Report; Planning Notes; The Life of Albert Charles Osborn Part 2; Bunny Austin (1906-2000); Three Stories in One (PDF Download 6.1MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Spring 2013

Edition 200: The Crystal Palace Park Pneumatic Railway; Extract from ‘The Life of Charles Orsborn’; Another famous Person in Norwood; Walter Bentley Woodbury; Sir Hiram Maxim (PDF Download 6.0MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Winter 2012

Edition 199: Obituary - Iain McAsh; From an 1880s Maid in Church Road; The Thompson-Bywaters Murder The Upper Norwood Connection; The British Vintage Wireless and Television Museum; Wolseley (PDF Download 6.1MB)

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The Norwood Review - Autumn 2012

Edition 198: The South Norwood Subway, West Norwood Cemetery Guide, Book Review ‘A Cog In The Wheel’, Ben Brown, Croydon Secondary Technical School (PDF Download 10.6MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Summer 2012

Edition 197: Annual Report; Upper Norwood Library; The Crystal Palace High Level Railway; Norwood - A Second Selection; The Greek Necropolis; Croydon's Road Names; Another Jubilee Year (PDF Download 11.6MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Spring 2012

Edition 196: Editorial; From the Secretary; Obituary - Dennis Britton; Abraham Steer and the Norwood Sports Pavilion; St. John the Evangelist, Upper Norwood; ‘Monkey’ Hollis of Gipsy Road; The Serious Mrs Stopes (PDF Download 3.9MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Winter 2011

Edition 195: Editorial; From the Secretary; Betty Holdaway & Ken Russell; A Secure and Quarrel-free Future for the Upper Norwood Library?; New Publications: West Norwood Cemetery’s Greek Necropolis, The Old Croydonians Centenary Book, The Crystal Palace High Level Railway; Handley’s Brickworks, Woodside Green, South Norwood; Falkland Park; Stop Me and Buy One! (PDF Download 4.6MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Autumn 2011

Edition 194: Editorial Comment; Secretary’s Report; Notes from the Norwoods; Report from the Webmaster; Report on Crystal Palace Park Conference; Now - and Then; Archie's Odyssey; Emile Zola in the Queen’s Hotel; The Zermatt Puzzle; Up the Hill to School (PDF Download 4.4MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Summer 2011

Edition 193: John B Gent; Art Work in South Norwood Subway; Beaulieu Heights History; Friends of Horniman Museum Art Exhibition 2011; Kingswood House Open Day; The King's Speech (and the Sydenham Connection); Herbert Wilcox and the Norwood Connection; Henderson’s Laboratories (1927-2004); William Ford Stanley (PDF Download 10.2MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Spring 2011

Edition 192: Guy Verstraete - Unsung Wartime Hero; Samuel Coleridge Taylor; Sundays at the Royal Cinema; The Norwood Spur; Dick Whittington at the Stanley Halls; Leslie Howard - The Lost Actor; Raymond Chandler; The Norwoods and the Vengeance Weapons (PDF Download 5.1MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Winter 2010

Edition 191: Bernard Davies (1923-2010); All Saints’ Church; Norwood in the Press; Westow Street’s Oldest Building; A Brief History of Brockwell Park; Fireworks; Poem from Wilde Norwood (PDF Download 4.7MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Autumn 2010

Edition 190: English Heritage Blue Plaque for Marie Stopes; August Manns; Norwood Historical Association in South Australia; The Norwood Author - Arthur Conan Doyle; Gerald Massey; Chartist, Poet, Radical & Freethinker; Open House London - Kingswood House; Lambeth Archives Open Day; The London City Mission (PDF Download 3.4MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Summer 2010

Edition 189: Academy in Arcadia; Upper Norwood; the Grundy Family and Gayfere; Red Sky at Night; Henry Tate (1810-1899); Friends of the Horniman Art Exhibition 2010 (PDF Download 5.9MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Spring 2010

Edition 188: 50th Anniversary Concert; Albert Court - Norwood to California in 1892; Kingslyn, Norwood; Laurence Coussell; Windermere House in the 1950s; Entertainment Venues Around Norwood; Girlguiding UK Opens Crystal Palace Maze; Upper Norwood Public Library (PDF Download 5.4MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Winter 2009

Edition 187: Grand Anniversary Concert; Lawn Tennis Championship Won by a Norwood Lady; Charles John Letts 1836-1912; Book Review - John Logie Baird - A Life; Landscapes & Geological History of Norwood South Norwood; Personalities - The Jersey Lily; The Dead Centre of Streatham; Obituary - Harold Lockwood; Josiah Stamp 1st Baron Stamp (PDF Download 5.9MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Autumn 2009

Edition 186: Kingslyn, Norwood; National Sports Centre; Camille Pissaro at Crystal Palace; The Atmospheric Railway; All Saints' School, Upper Norwood (PDF Download 3.3MB)

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Summer 2009

Edition 185: John Logie Baird and the Crystal Palace; Leo Held 1920-2009; Canals to Croydon and Camberwell; London's Water Supply; Conservation in Croydon; Norwood's Stench Pipes (PDF Download 8.6MB)

 

The Norwood Review - Spring 2009

Edition 184: A full copy is currently unavailable online but two selected articles are available: The Sad Story of Susan Shaw; South Norwood’s Canal

The Norwood Review

The Norwood Review - Winter 2008

Edition 183: St Mark’s Church of England Primary School; Norwood Grove; The Crystal Palace Corner; Obituary – Major W P J Silva MBE; Obituary - Mildred Dodds; Book Review - The Tannoy Story (PDF Download 17.3MB)

 

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