Norwood All Saints, Surrey Family History Guide

Norwood All Saints is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Surrey, created in 1845 from Croydon St John the Baptist Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: All Saints Norwood, Upper Norwood

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1836
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1852

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Croydon St John the Baptist
  • Norwood St Luke
  • Penge St John
  • Streatham St Leonard
  • Camberwell St Giles

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

NORWOOD-ALL SAINTS, a chapelry in Croydon parish, Surrey; around Upper Norwood village, and near Gipsy Hill and Crystal Palace and Norward Junction r stations, 3 miles N by E of Croydon. It was constituted in 1845; and it has post-offices of Norwood-Crownhill, Anerley-Road, and Westow-Hill, under London S. Pop. in 1861, 4,060. Houses, 658. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £550. Patron, the Vicar of Croydon. The church was built in 1829. See Norwood, Surrey.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records


Online Records (Free)

England, Surrey Parish Registers, 1536-1992


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Surrey
Civil Registration District: Croydon
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Diocese: London
Rural Deanery: Croydon
Poor Law Union: Croydon
Hundred: Wallington
Province: Canterbury