Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Aylesbury. You may be able to find further references to Aylesbury in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Aylesbury hundred Bartholomew
AYLESBURY, or Ailesbury a town, a parish, a subdistrict, a hundred, and a district Imperial
Aylesbury (or Mid) Division parliamentary division Bartholomew

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Aylesbury.

Place Type of entry Source
WALTON a chapelry Imperial

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Aylesbury within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 1: Middlesex, Hertford and Buckinghamshire 6
William Camden Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire 2
Daniel Defoe Appendix to the second volume 2
Celia Fiennes Berkshire and Oxfordshire 1
Celia Fiennes Buckinghamshire, Oxford and Chichester 1
Celia Fiennes To Herefordshire 1
Celia Fiennes Another tour of the Midlands 1
Paul Hentzner A tour to Cambridge, Oxford and Windsor 1
Arthur Young 1791 Tour from Cambridgeshire to Birmingham 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Walton 0 2
Hartwell 0 2
Broughton 0 2
Bierton 0 2
Stone 0 2
Stoke Mandeville 0 2
Weedon 0 2
Quarrendon 2 2
Weston Turville 0 2
Hulcott 0 2
Hardwick 0 2
Fleet Marston 0 3
Dinton 0 2
Aston Abbots 0 2
Wingrave 0 2
Puttenham 0 2
Little Kimble 0 2
Whitchurch 1 2
Marston Gate 0 2
Aston Clinton 0 2