Notable Norwoodians


Percy Weston TURLEY (187 – 1934)

10 Harold Road Percy Weston TURLEY (born 14 May 1874, Battle, Sussex –  died 23 February 1934 Upper Norwood) Percy W was born in Battle, Sussex to John Turley (a farmer) and Sarah A Turley. Percy W had been employed by Messrs. F J Smith in a florists s …


Edith Mary MORGAN (1897 –

10 Harold Road Edith was born  15 May 1897 in Littlebourne, Kent daughter of Henry Morgan ( Farm Bailiff) and Jane Young. At the time of her marriage, Edith was living at 22 Upton Road, Thornton Heath. In 1911 the Census shows Edith living at The Ponds …


Percy Henry TURLEY (1900 – 1983)

10 Harold Road Percy, husband of Gertrude, was the son of Percy Weston TURLEY and Louisa ). At the time of his marriage, Percy H was living at 41 Westow Street, Upper Norwood – employed by his father’s business as a Greengrocer. Percy H had served as a …


Gertrude Annie CROUCH (1900 – 1931)

10 Harold Road Gertrude was a servant occupying 10 Harold Road at the time of the 1921 Census. She is shown then aged 21, born in Weyhill, Hants, and employed as a Parlourmaid. Her father Harry CROUCH had been a soldier. The 1911 Census shows a Gertrud …


Peter McDonald Poupard (1925-1944)

The Battle of Arnhem is a milestone of the Second World War. It was a notable setback in the Allied advance into the Netherlands and is the subject of the film ‘A Bridge Too Far’. Among the troops who fell there was Peter McDonald Poupard of 52 Thurles …



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