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Staffordshire Place Guide - Penn


All of the links in the table below enable you to view Collection catalogues in our online catalogue Gateway to the Past. Where there is no link this is either because we hold the collection but the catalogue is not yet online, or because the collection is held by another Archive Service, or is still in the hands of the organisation itself.

OS County Series 6 inches to 1 mile sheets 62SW, 67NW
OS National Grid 6 inches to 1 mile sheet SO89NE
OS National Grid reference  SO887959
Church of England   
Ancient Parish Penn, St Bartholomew
Modern Parishes Lower Penn, St Anne (from 1888); Penn Fields, St Aidan (from 1962); Penn Fields, St Joseph of Arimathaea (from ?); Upper Penn (later Penn Fields) St Philip (from 1859)
Local Government   
Civil Parishes Penn (to1866); Lower Penn (1866-date); Upper Penn (1866-1934); Wolverhampton County Borough (1927-date); Wombourne (1934-date)
Hundred Seisdon North
Poor Law Union Seisdon Poor Law Union (1836-1930)
District Council (a) Major part : Seisdon Rural District (1894-1974); South Staffordshire District (1974-date)
District Council (b) Minor part : Seisdon Rural District (1894-1927/1932); Wolverhampton County Borough (1927/1932-date)
Parliamentary Representation   
Parliamentary Constituency (to 1948) Southern Staffordshire (1832-1867); West Staffordshire (1867-1885); Kingswinford (1885-1918); Cannock (1918-1948)
Parliamentary Constituency (1948-1974) (a) Major part : Brierley Hill (1948-1970); South West Staffordshire (1970-1974)
Parliamentary Constituency (1948-1974) (b) Minor part : Wolverhampton North West ? (1948-1974)
Building conservation photographs Building conservation photographs for Lower Penn  Please see note 1 below.
Note 1 This link provides a hitlist of photographs included within a larger collection covering the entire county.

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