Horsenden  Buckinghamshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Horsenden like this:

HORSENDON, a parish in Wycombe district, Bucks; on Icknield street, near the boundary with Oxfordshire, 1½ mile WSW of Princes-Risborough r. station. Posttown, Princes-Risborough, under Tring. Acres, 517. Real property, £863. Pop., 45. Houses, 7. The manor was held by Archbishop Morton; passed to the Cottons, the Denhams, the Pentons, and the Grubbes; and went by sale, in 1 838, to the Duke of Buckingham, and, in 1848, to the Rev. ...

W. E. Partridge. The manorhouse was garrisoned by Sir John Denham, for Charles I. The living is a rectory, now united with the vicarage of Illmire, in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £188. Patron, the Rev. W. E. Partridge. The church was recently restored.

Horsenden through time

Horsenden is now part of Wycombe district. Click here for graphs and data of how Wycombe has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Horsenden itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Horsenden, in Wycombe and Buckinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th June 2021

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