Early-attested site in the Parish of Croydon
- Norwude 1176 P
- Northewode 1272 Ass 1359 Cl
- boscus voc. Norwood t.Hy8 MinAcct
- Northwode 1543 LP
- Norwood Common 1619 Endowments
Norwood is Norwude 1176 P (p), Northewode 1272Ass , 1359 Cl, boscus voc. Norwood t. Hy 8MinAcct , Northwode 1543 LP, Norwood Common 1619 Endowments. There was formerly a large wood to the north of Croydon, not entirely cut down till the 19th century.