Monument record 0035000000 - AYLESBURY

Summary

Historical records of county gaol from the twelfth to the sixteenth centuries

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • PRISON (12th Century to 16th Century - 1100 AD to 1599 AD)

Description

THE GAOL FOR THE COUNTY & THE FOREST OF BERNWOOD WAS KEPT AT AYLESBURY FROM AT LEAST 1180. THE SHERIFF RECEIVED 90 OAKS FOR IT IN 1234. FELONS ESCAPED IN CONSIDERABLE NUMBERS IN 1340. EARLY IN C16 THE GAOL & GAOL PIT WERE ADJACENT TENEMENTS IN THE MARKET PLACE (B5). (FOR TOWN GAOL SEE CASS 0351)

Sources (11)

  • <1>SBC7626 Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 2 PP27-28.
  • <2>SBC14297 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN P75.
  • <3>SBC5653 Bibliographic reference: Robert Gibbs. 1885. A History of Aylesbury. pp485-499.
  • <4>SBC10109 Map: OS 1840 1:500 MAP.
  • <5>SBC15234 Bibliographic reference: VCH 3 PP1-2.
  • <6>SBC1986 Bibliographic reference: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE- CALLENDAR TO THE SESSIONS RECORDS 1958 5 1718-1724 (PHOTOCOPY OF RELEVANT SECTION- .
  • <7>SBC5192 Bibliographic reference: FARNELL M 1982 ACCOUNT BOOKS OF WILLIAM COOPER, MI LLWRIGHT OF AYLESBURY IN RECSOFBUCKS24PP118-124".
  • <8>SBC12277 Bibliographic reference: PIPE ROLLS (PIPE ROLL SOC VOLS).
  • <9>SBC3300 Article in serial: G R Crouch. 1927. 'The Building of the County Hall, Aylesbury', in Recs of Bucks Vol 12 Supplement ppi-xiv. Vol 12 No 1.
  • <10>SBC23108 Bibliographic reference: Allan Brodie, Jane Groom & James O Davies. 2002. English Prisons: An Architectural History.
  • <11>SBC25317 Unpublished document: RCHME. 1996. Aylesbury County Gaol & House of Correction (National Monuments Record file no. 93731).

Location

Grid reference SP 81800 13800 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish AYLESBURY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

May 8 2020 6:53PM

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