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 persons committed for poaching during the year.

Inquest

On Tuesday an inquest was held in the parish of Wooburn, on view of the body of a poor man, named Stephen Hance, aged 68 years, a pauper of that parish, who was found dead the previous day in a barn of Mr.Andrews, of the Mother Red Cap public-house. Verdict - "Died by the visitation of God."

1842

 

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.

 

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE FAMILY HlSTORY SOClEY
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STOKE POGES

 

CENSUS OF THE PO0R c l832

 

Transcribed by C. M. Marshall

 

from previous transcript (source unknown )

 

Digitised by T. Sargeant

 

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....

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