Penn is an Ancient Parish in the county of Buckinghamshire.
Other places in the parish include: Knocklock’s Green and Forty Green.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1560
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1576
Nonconformists include: Particular Baptist, Roman Catholic, and Wesleyan Methodist.
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
PENN, a village and a parish in Amersham district, Bucks. The village stands on an eminence, 2 miles NE of Loudwater r. station, and 4 SW of Amersham; presents a picturesque appearance; and has a post-office under Amersham. The parish contains also the hamlets of Penn-Street, Forty-Green, and Knocklock’s-Green. Acres, 4,270. Real property, £4,612. Pop. in 1851, 1,254; in 1861, 1,096. Houses, 246. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to Earl Howe. Penn House is the residence of Viscount Curzon. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £300. Patron, Earl Howe. The church is very ancient but good; has a later English tower and spire; and contains monuments of the Penns and the Curzons. The tower commands a view over portions of twelve counties. The p. curacy of Penn-Street is a separate benefice. There are chapels for Baptists and Wesleyans, and a national school.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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- County: Buckinghamshire
- Civil Registration District: Amersham
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham
- Diocese: Pre-1845 - Lincoln, Post-1844 - Oxford
- Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 - None, Post-1844 - Burnham
- Poor Law Union: Amersham
- Hundred: Burnham
- Province: Canterbury