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Penge & district guides 1809-1974


Price: £10.00


We have received a donation of Penge and district guide books and maps and have digitised these as high resolution pdfs on a single CD.

This cd is ideal for anyone studying trade, types of businesses, municipal information or family history in the Penge and district.

The contents of the disc are:
1809-1836 - To Penge by Canal by George West.
6 page history of the canal. (Not pictured but include on disk)
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. (Not pictured but include on disk)
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. (Not pictured but include on disk)

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.

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.

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