Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Penn Street Parish

Church: Holy Trinity

Hundred: Burnham

Poor Law District: Amersham

Size (acres):

Easting & Northing: 492196

Grid Ref SU920960 Click to see map



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BURNHAM HUNDRED From Sheahan 1861: This is an oddly shaped division of the coulty, resembling in some degree a figure of eight with the lower section much narrower than the other.    

Penn Street

Penn Street is situated on the south of the road between High Wycombe and Amersham near Penn Wood. Penn House in the village is the home of Lord and Lady Howe and is surrounded by gardens, park and farmlands. Penn House Estates are the principal land owners in the village, which includes Penn Str

Penn Street

Description of Penn Street from J.J.Sheahan, 1861.


I was born in Winchmore Hill in 1903 and always lived there. As a child, I recall, after walking home from Penn Street school, I would be met at the door by my mother with a piece of bread and jam in one hand and a milk can in the other, and off I would go again walking to Woodrow to get a pennywort

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Penn Street
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Penn Street PARISH Holy Trinity




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