Notable Norwoodians


Galer – School House, Hadlow Place

Elias Galer (aged 25) (Bn 29 April 1865 Girton, Cambridgeshire D1950 22 Hamlet Road, aged 84), the School Master at St Paul’s School in Hadlow Place, is listed at 9 Hadlow Place. As the School Master of St Paul’s , he was very highly thought of through …


Cloud – 9A Hadlow Place

Listed in the 1964 and 1965 Street Directories, were Albert and Edna Cloud.  They were related to Elizabeth Cloud, who ran the popular local greengrocers opposite, on the corner of Waldegrave Road at 88 Anerley Road.


Towler – 9 Hadlow Place

Jane Towler (Bn 1836) Widow.  She had married Charles Towler (Bn 1835) a Carman in 1855, Billericay, when he was a ‘Minor’.  In 1861 and 1871, they were living at 3 Plummer’s Cottages, Woodland Road, with their six children (1871).  In 1881, they were …


Squires – 9 Hadlow Place

In 1851, Alfred Squires (Bn 1850 Waltham Cross D1917) aged 1, lived with his family in Hertford and his father Joseph (Bn 1821 D1872) was a Rail Guard, which he remained.  His father, also Joseph, was an Agricultural Labourer.  By 1861, the family, inc …


Copland – 8 Hadlow Place

A Lodger at 8 Hadlow Place with the King family who were also resident there (also see 3 Hadlow Place), was Harry Copland, aged 19 (Bn 1872 Norwood).  His occupation was a Clerk in the Crystal Palace.



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