In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ilmer like this:
ILLMIRE, or ILMER, a parish in Wycombe district, Bucks; near Icknield street and the boundary with Oxford, 2½ miles NW of Princes-Risborough r. station. Post town, Princes-Risborough, under Tring. Acres, 674. Real property, £1, 230. Pop., 79. Houses, 16. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Earl of Chesterfield. Illmire House is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage, united with the rectory of Horsendon, in the diocese of Oxford. The church is early perpendicular, and was recently restored.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ilmer, in Wycombe and Buckinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th April 2017
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