Kelly's Directory 1905 states "Lord Tennyson D.C.L. (Oxon.) and hon. fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, was born here August 6, 1809, his father, the Rev. G. C. Tennyson, being rector of the parish at the time; he succeeded Wordsworth as poet laureate in 1851, and died at Aldworth, Haslemere, Surrey, 6 Oct. 1892, and was buried in Westminster Abbey".