Buckinghamshire Parishes (old)

Aylesbury Parish

Church: St Mary with St John the Evangelist

Hundred: Aylesbury

Poor Law District: Aylesbury

Size (acres): 3302

Easting & Northing: 481213

Grid Ref SP810130 Click to see map

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Aylesbury

Lies in the centre of Buckinghamshire, in a pleasant vale, abounding with very good corn and pasture land for feeding sheep and beef. Aylesbury was a strong town in the beginning of the Saxon times ; and was made a manor royal in the time of William the Conqueror, who parcelled it out under this o

Aylesbury

I was born in Aylesbury and lived in the town centre. My parents had a fruit and florist shop. In my younger days all shopkeepers lived on their premises. Aylesbury was a lovely country town. I remember when the villagers brought their wares into the town for sale. It was one side of the cattle mar

Aylesbury

Aylesbury is the county town of Buckinghamshire and is where the modern county council is based. Aylesbury is also a market town with a population of 5,429 in 1841.

Aylesbury

Aylesbury Borough and Parish, with Walton (Pop. 5,021) One Infant School,(lately commenced), containing 43 children of both sexes, supported by subscription, aided by weekly payments of one penny from the parents of the children. Ten Daily Schools:-

Articles

Photographs: Photo: St Peter & St Paul’s, Ellesborough Photo: The Firecrest Pub (formerly the Halfway House), Wendover Dean Photo: St Dunstan, Monks Risborough Photo: St John the Baptist Church, Little Missenden Photo: High Street, Aylesbury Photo: Amerhsam Market Photo: Sar

Shops & Towns

This is the list of Toy Dealers that are in Buckinghamshire in 1891.

Law and the Courts

Law and the Courts

13th October 1827 Aylesbury The state of Aylesbury gaol, on a comparison with former years, is highly satisfactory. The total number of prisoners was on Wednesday last only 101; last year at the same time it was 124. It is gratifying also to find that there has been a diminution in the number of per

Maps

AYLESBURY HUNDRED from Sheahan 1861: The division of Buckinghamshire now known as the hundred of Aylesbury is formed by the union of the three ancient hundreds of Elesberie (Aylesbury), Risberge, (Risborough), and Stane, (Stone), and still retains the formally the appelation of the "Three Hundreds

General

There are many ways to date an old photograph including identifying the photographer who took the picture and finding out when they were trading. This section lists Victorian and Edwardian photographers in Buckinghamshire including portrait and landscape photographers. The approximate dates for each

Transport

The first Great Western Railway to get to Aylesbury took a long route to get to London (Paddington) through Princes Risborough, High Wycombe, Bourne End and Maidenhead. Later in 1892, a shorter route to London was finished. This railway went through Wendover, Great Missenden, Amersham, Rickmansworth

Transport

Great Western Railway On August 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th, Cheap Day Tickets will be issued to AYLESBURY (County Cricket Matches) by certain trains from Windsor, Slough, Taplow Maidenhead, &c. For full particulars, Week Excursions, &c., see bills & pamphlets. J.L. WILKINSON, General Ma

Agriculture and Industry

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.

General

This page documents postcard publishers in Buckinghamshire. There are many cards with no indication of who produced them. It appears anybody could produce postcards in their name. If you have details that can be added to the list, please email the web site administrator.

Books For Download

A Concise History of Amersham 1887 An almanack produced by E.Thos.King who was 'Chemist and Printer' at the Amersham Pharmacy. From the Society collection of 'Bucks Places' Chronicles of Whitchurch 1909 The events taking place in Whitchurch from BC59 to 1907. Includes lists of v

Walton (Aylesbury)

Description of Walton (Aylesbury) before J.J.Sheahan

Bucks History

St Mary's, the main church in Aylesbury can be seen from afar. Clever people have photographed inside the building and provided a link on Google Maps.

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Map

The maps facility has been disabled due to a technical issue. The maps will be restored in due course. Please accept our appologies.

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Places

 

NameTypeNote
Aylesbury PARISH St Mary with St John the Evangelist
Dunsome NAMES name for Dunsham in 1826
Eilesbreia NAMES name for Aylesbury in Domesday Book in 1086
Christadelphian NON-CONFORMIST 15 Albert St, Tring Road. First Mentioned: 1880
Evangelical NON-CONFORMIST St Mary's Square. First Mentioned: 1874
General Baptist NON-CONFORMIST 40 Cambridge St. First Mentioned: 1733. Demolished in 1938
Independent NON-CONFORMIST Castle Street. First Mentioned: 1788. Used later by Weslyans, as Sunday school and as a social club
Independent/URC NON-CONFORMIST Hale Leys. First Mentioned: 1707. Built 1874
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST Buckingham Street. First Mentioned: 1817. Built 1882
Methodist NON-CONFORMIST Friarage Path. First Mentioned: 1837
Particular Baptist NON-CONFORMIST Walton Street. First Mentioned: 1828. Rebuilt 1895
Quaker NON-CONFORMIST Friends Meeting House Rickford Hill. First Mentioned: 1703
Aylesbury Union Workhouse PLACE workhouse in parish, Cnr of Bieton Rd & Tindall Rd
Buckinghamshire County Gaol PLACE prison in parish, South of Market Square
Dunsham (Fm) PLACE within the parish
Walton PLACE within the parish

 

Photographs

 

Photographs in our Gallery Photographs in our Gallery
Pictures in the Frith collection Pictures in the Frith collection
dlanor smada's photostream dlanor smada's photostream - Includes old pictures of Aylesbury

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Population

These population figures are based on the Census results. The boundaries are those used in the particular census which may vary over time..

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18013186
18113447
18214400
18315021
18415429
18516081
18616168
18716962
18817795
18918680
19019099
191111048
192112114
193113387
1941N/A
195121050
196127923
197140569
198148722
199150740

There was no census in 1941.

Records

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Aylesbury   St Mary   Baptisms   1565   1901   Yes,
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Aylesbury   St Mary   Marriages   1565   1901   Yes,
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Aylesbury   St Mary   Burials   1565   1901   Yes,
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Surnames

These were extracted from our own records and presented as a guide.

PositionBefore 1700   18th Century   19th Century   Overall Surnames  
1PRATTCLARKSMITHSMITH
2TODDSMITHWHEELERWHEELER
3NORTHTODDSTEVENSSTEVENS
4EDMONDSHILLCLARKCLARK
5BELLEDMONDSGREENNORTH
6CLARKENORTHHILLHILL
7RUSSELLCOLLINGSBROWNTODD
8FREERHORWOODTURNERGREEN
9WELCHWHEELERWHITEWHITE
10SMITHGREENEVETTBROWN