Penn Street, Buckinghamshire Genealogy
Guide to Penn Street, Buckinghamshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Penn Street, Buckinghamshire|
|Type||Ecclesiastical Parish (England)|
|County||Buckinghamshire, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Amersham|
|Registration District||Amersham; Wycombe|
|Parish registers: 1849|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1849|
|Diocese||Pre-1837 - Lincoln; Post-1836 - Oxford|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Buckingham|
|Location of Archive|
|Buckinghamshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
PENN-STREET, a hamlet in Penn parish, and a chapelry partly also in Little Missenden parish, Bucks. The hamlet lies 3¼ miles W by S of Amersham, and 3¼ E N E of Wycombe r. station. It is adjacent to the parishes of Hazlemere, Little Missenden, Amersham with Coleshill, and Penn.
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Church records[edit | edit source]
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
Census records[edit | edit source]
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
Probate records[edit | edit source]
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Buckinghamshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites[edit | edit source]
Penn Street under Penn on GENUKI
References[edit | edit source]
- Wilsons, John Marius, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-72. Date accessed and adapted 25 June 2013.