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Pennington, Hampshire

Historical Description

Pennington, a chapelry in Milford parish, Hants, 1½ mile NW of Lymington station on the L. & S.W.R. It was constituted in 1843, and has a post office under Lymington; money order and telegraph office, Lymington. Population, 908. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £90 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Milford. The church was built in 1839.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyHampshire 
Civil parishMilford 
Poor Law unionLymington 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Pennington from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.


Online maps of Pennington are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Hampshire newspapers online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Hampshire, 1530, 1575, & 1622-34 is available to view on the Heraldry page.

DistrictNew Forest
RegionSouth East
Postal districtSO41
Post TownLymington