Monument record 0035100000 - AYLESBURY

Summary

Historical records of town gaol in addition to the county gaol, particularly mentioned in the sixteenth century

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Type and Period (1)

  • PRISON (16th Century to Post-Medieval - 1500 AD to 1798 AD?)

Description

THERE IS PROOF THAT A TOWN OR BOROUGH GAOL--- EXISTED IN ADDITION TO THE COUNTY GAOL. THIS BUILDING IS DESCRIBED IN 1553 AS A TRIANGULAR MESSUAGE OR TENEMENT---IN THE OCCUPATION OF RICHARD FRYER & CALLED 'THE OLD GAOL' (B1). FOR COUNTY GAOL SEE CASS 0350).

Sources (3)

  • <1>SBC7608 Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 2 P62.
  • <2>SBC5653 Bibliographic reference: Robert Gibbs. 1885. A History of Aylesbury. p485.
  • <3>SBC12278 Bibliographic reference: PIPE ROLLS (PIPE ROLL SOC VOLUMES).

Location

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

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Record last edited

Oct 9 2013 7:17PM

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