Lower Penn

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Lower Penn
Lower Penn is located in Staffordshire
Lower Penn
Lower Penn
Location within Staffordshire
Population998 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceSO880952
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWolverhampton
Postcode districtWV4
Dialling code01902
AmbulanceWest Midlands
List of places
52°33′18″N 2°10′41″W / 52.5551°N 2.1781°W / 52.5551; -2.1781Coordinates: 52°33′18″N 2°10′41″W / 52.5551°N 2.1781°W / 52.5551; -2.1781

Lower Penn is a village in South Staffordshire, situated to the south-west of Wolverhampton, West Midlands.

The Civil Parish covers the area of the historic Parish of Penn that is not now covered by the city of Wolverhampton and thus covers a wider area than that immediately surrounding the village. Part of the parish is considered by the ONS to be part of the Wolverhampton sub-area of the West Midlands conurbation.

Lower Penn has a village hall known as Victory Hall, and a pub/restaurant, The Greyhound.

Notable people[edit]

  • John Clarkson Major (1826 – 1895 in Lower Penn) a successful manufacturing chemist who set up the first tar distillery in Wolverhampton, Major & Company Ltd. He served as Mayor of Wolverhampton 1873/74.
  • Dave Hill (born 1946) an English musician, lead guitarist and backing vocalist in the English band Slade; known for his flamboyant stage clothes and hairstyle. He lives in Lower Penn with his wife and three children.
  • Warren Bullock (born 1965) a professional ballroom dancer and dance teacher. He lives in Lower Penn with his wife and their three children
  • Anya Chalotra (born 1996) an English actress, known for her roles in Wanderlust and The Witcher TV series. She grew up in Lower Penn with her family.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 10 December 2015.

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