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Penge & district history disk 1809-1974


Price: £10.00


We have received a donation of Penge history items and have digitised these as high resolution pdfs or jpgs on a single DVD.

This DVD is ideal for anyone studying residents, trades, types of businesses, municipal information or family history in Penge and district.

The contents of the disc are:
1809-1836 - To Penge by Canal by George West
6 page history of the canal
Also available from us as a single book at: http://www.crystalpalacefoundation.org.uk/shop/anerley-and-penge/to-penge-by-canal

1841 - Almshouses for Poor, Aged, Decayed, and Maimed Free Watermen and Lightermen of the River Thames, Penge, Surrey
40 pages. 2 illustrations. An appeal for funds to set up the Penge Almshouses with objects and 20 pages of donors names.
Also available from us as a single book at: http://www.crystalpalacefoundation.org.uk/shop/anerley-and-penge/history-of-penge-almshouses

1893 - A Descriptive Account of Norwood, Forest Hill and Dulwich
65 pages. 19 page history of Norwood, Crystal Palace and Dulwich with photographs and a 46 page trade directory covering various roads in Anerley, Bromley, Beckenham, Forest Hill, Penge, Upper, South & West Norwood, Dulwich and Sydenham

1927 - Brief Notes on the History of the Hamlet of Penge with Anerley
23 pages. History of Penge and Anerley and municipal information

1930 - Detailed street and tram map of Penge 
Oakgrove Road - Penge High Street and Crystal Palace Parade - Elmers End Road.

c1931 - Penge and Anerley Guide of the Urban District Council
36 pages and a fold-out map. 25 page history of Penge and Anerley with photographs and municipal information. 11 pages of trade advertisements covering the two areas

1939 - Penge Personalities
Pen-pictures of some Penge notables from the pages of Norwood News

c1939-40 - Penge and Anerley Official Guide
32 pages and a fold-out map. 24 page history of Penge and Anerley with photographs and municipal information. 8 pages of trade advertisements covering the two areas

23 January 1942 - Press cutting from Norwood News discussing books dating from 1827 - 1845 that were found in the eaves of Penge Town Hall during a paper salvage operation

1946 - Your Councillors
Pen pictures of some Penge Urban District (Penge UDC) Councillors from the pages of Norwood News

1951 - Crystal Palace District Festival Handbook
96 pages. 49 page history of Penge and Anerley with photographs and municipal information. 47 pages of trade advertisements covering the two areas

c1963 - Penge Urban District Official Guide
40 pages and a fold-out map. 30 page history of Penge and Anerley with photographs and municipal information. 12 pages of trade advertisements covering the two areas

1974 - Penge Festival programme
14 pages. Events and trade advertisements covering the two areas throughout

See also: http://www.crystalpalacefoundation.org.uk/shop/crystal-palace-area/upper-norwood-triangle-memories