Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Penn Parish

Church: Holy Trinity

Hundred: Burnham

Poor Law District: Amersham

Size (acres): 3992

Easting & Northing: 491193

Grid Ref SU910930 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

The area of the continuous villages of Penn and Tylers Green was once the centre of a flourishing tiling industry, whose products provided flooring for many local churches, and also parts of Windsor Castle and the Palace of Westminster. Nothing of this can now been seen — apart from the odd t

Penn

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

Penn

Penn Parish (Pop. 1,103) Two Daily Schools; one of which is endowed, but, about 5 years ago was united to the National Central School, under the present clergyman; and on that system, 40 males are taught reading, writing and arithmetic; in the other, 14 females are gratuitously instructed in read

Penn

The tiny hamlet of Forty Green (originally known as 'Faulty Green') lies within the parish of Penn in Chiltern District and in 1875 consisted of only ten houses and the famous inn, The Royal Standard of England.

Penn

Adjacent to Forty Green and previously known as 'Naughty Green' this village lies along the main road between Beaconsfield and Penn in Chiltern District. Just off the main road there is a charming cricket pitch with a small recreation area adjoining for the youngsters and, in one corner, an old dew

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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Penn PARISH Holy Trinity
Hoddesmore NAMES name for Hodgemoor Wood in 1592
Knattocks NAMES name for Knotty Green in 1806
Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Beacon Hill. First Mentioned: 1808. Demolished 1935
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST Winchmore Hill Chapel House. First Mentioned: 1820
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST Providence Chapel. First Mentioned: 1808
Beacon Hill PLACE within the parish
Brook Wood PLACE within the parish
Forty Green PLACE within the parish
Gatemoor Wood PLACE within the parish
Glory (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Hazlemere PLACE within the parish
Hodgemoor Wood PLACE within the parish
Holtspur Bottom (Part) PLACE within the parish
Knotty Green PLACE within the parish
Penn Street PLACE within the parish
Putnam Place PLACE within the parish
Tylers Green (Part) PLACE within the parish
Winchmore Hill (Part) PLACE within the parish

 

Links

 

Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial Buckinghamshire Remembers - War Memorial
Victoria County History Victoria County History
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass
Search The National Archives for Penn Search The National Archives for Penn
Penn & Tyler Green Penn & Tylers Green
Church Stained Glass Church Stained Glass

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Population

These population figures are based on the Census results. The boundaries are those used in the particular census which may vary over time..

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1801927
1811950
18211054
18311103
18411040
18511254
18611096
18711086
18811100
18911021
19011030
19111472
19211604
19311767
1941N/A
19512060
19613112
19714237
19813765
19913829

There was no census in 1941.

Records

Parish   Church   Register   Start
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Penn   Holy Trinity   Baptisms   1559   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Penn   Holy Trinity   Marriages   1559   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Yes,
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Penn   Holy Trinity   Burials   1559   1901   Yes,
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Yes,
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Surnames

These were extracted from our own records and presented as a guide.

PositionBefore 1700   18th Century   19th Century   Overall Surnames  
1GROVEWINGROVEPERFECTGROVE
2SALTERGROVEWINGROVEWINGROVE
3BOVINGDONSHRIMPTONBATESSHRIMPTON
4SHRIMPTONSALTERHANCOCKPERFECT
5WINGROVEHUNTCARTERBOVINGDON
6HEARNEBIRCHRANDALLSALTER
7DEANECARTERBOVINGDONHANCOCK
8CHILDTAYLORTILBURYCARTER
9HILLCHILDPUSEYBATES
10PLAYTERHEARNFRYERPUSEY