‘A biography on the life and work of Norman W. Andrews’ by Elaine Noakes

Scope and Content

A biography of the life and work of Norman Williams Andrews, written by Elaine Noakes, during her time as a member of the 3rd Dagenham Girls Brigade (2000), relating to his early childhood, his military service with the Royal Air Force, his marriage, his charity work with the Dagenham Rotary Club, the Dagenham Scheme and Spurgeons Theological College, as well as his involvement with the development of Andrews Stores. Also includes related original photographs and souvenirs, presumably formally belonging to Norman W. Andrews (1922-1979).

Administrative / Biographical History

Elaine Noakes (fl. 1990-2000) was a member of the 3rd Dagenham Girls Brigade, who undertook a research project into the life and work of Norman W. Andrews.

Access Information

This material is open to research and can be viewed at the Barking and Dagenham Archive and Local Studies Centre. To make an appointment to visit the reading room, please telephone 020 8227 2033 or email at localstudies@lbbd.gov.uk.


Catalogued by Clare Sexton, Assistant Archivist.

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