24/04/1897
For keeping a dog without a licence, Edwin Tripp, jun, of Chalfornt St Giles was fined £1; and for a like offence Dan Goodall of Seer Green, was ordered to pay 12s 6d.

In 1940 the Eton Union Workhouse hospital was called Albert House. In 1948 the Health Service was set up and the Eton Union Workhouse hospital was transferred to the new service.

These are the few appearances in the census for Clara Coleman.

25th Nov 1872

John Coleman was convicted of non-maintence of wife. The defendants real name was Thomas Coleman. The defendants wife is an inmate of the Asylum and chargeable to the common fund of the Amersham Union.

 Order 4/- per week and costs of 10/6.

 

26 Aug 1872

Elizabeth Ayres was charged with leaving the workhouse without permission and taking workhouse clothing.

A young man named Stockwell appeared before the Board and explained his presence in the Workhouse by stating that he left his place of work because he could not get enough money.


This is the regulations for the diet of workhouse inmates agreed by the Eton Board of Guardians on the 8th June 1835.

These notes are a selection from the research carried out by Jenny Peel when she researched the Winslow Workhouse Records. Thanks to Jenny for allowing the Society to publish her work.

27th January 1873

Patrick Collier was charged with begging alms. The case was proven but dismissed with a caution.

Description of Agriculture in the Vale of Aylesbury - 1850


The soil, in the Vale of Aylesbury, is a strong clay loam, varying in depth from two feet to a few inches, of rich earth, generally incumbant on stiff clay....

Some Account of our Working People and How they Live.
By “GOOD WORDS” COMMISIONER.
iv.—THE BUCKINGHAMSHIRE LABOURER.
The English hind is best off in some of the northern, worst off in some of the southern-coast counties. The Buckinghamshire labourer, however, may be taken with tolerable fairness as a type of the English peasant. Bucks is a good deal nearer to Dorsetshire than it is to Northumberland, and the average of agricultural wages in Bucks is nearer the Dorsetshire than the Northumbrian average; but, for that very reason, the Buckinghamshire labourer may all the more fairly be selected as a type of the class who receive corduroy breeches as rewards of virtue.

Below are two advertisements from the Oxford and West Bucks Gazette in 1875. They show the types of farm and the types of equipment and livestock that were on the farms of the time.

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