Place:


Aylesbury  Buckinghamshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Aylesbury like this:

Aylesbury.-- market town and par., Bucks, 16 miles SE. of Buckingham and 43¼ miles NW. of London by rail, 3302 ac., pop. 7795; 4 Banks, 3 newspapers. Market-days, Wednesday and Saturday. Mfrs. of lace and straw-plaiting are carried on. Great numbers of ducks are reared for the London market. Aylesbuy returned 2 members to Parliament until 1885.

Aylesbury through time

Click here for graphs and data of how Aylesbury Vale has changed over two centuries. For statistics for historical units named after Aylesbury go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Aylesbury, in Aylesbury Vale and Buckinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/596

Date accessed: 21st July 2017


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