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Coordinates: 51°49′00″N 0°48′45″W / 51.8168°N 0.8124°W / 51.8168; -0.8124

Aylesbury Hundred
Aylesbury Hundred (black) shown in Buckinghamshire
Area
 • 186166,207 acres (267.93 km2)[1]
Population
 • 188727,913[2]
History
 • Created11th century
 • Abolished1887s
StatusHundred
 • HQAylesbury
Subdivisions
 • TypeParishes

Aylesbury Hundred was a hundred in the ceremonial county of Buckinghamshire, England. It was situated in the centre of the county and was bounded on the east by Hertfordshire and on the west by Oxfordshire.

HistoryEdit

Until at least the time of the Domesday Survey in 1086 there were 18 hundreds in Buckinghamshire.[3] It has been suggested however that neighbouring hundreds had already become more closely associated in the 11th century so that by the end of the 14th century the original or ancient hundreds had been consolidated into 8 larger hundreds.[4] Aylesbury became the name of the hundred formed from the combined 11th century hundreds of Aylesbury, Risborough and Stone although these original names still persisted in official records until at least the early part of the 17th century. The court leet for Aylesbury hundred was located at Aylesbury.

Parishes and hamletsEdit

Aylesbury hundred comprised the following ancient parishes and hamlets, (formerly medieval vills), allocated to their respective 13th century hundred:[5]

   

Aylesbury Risborough Stone
Aylesbury (with Walton) Bledlow (with Bledlow Ridge) Cuddington
Aston Clinton Horsenden Dinton (with Ford and Upton)
Bierton (with Broughton) Monks Risborough Haddenham
Buckland Princes Risborough Great Hampden
Ellesborough   Little Hampden
Halton   Hartwell
Hulcott   Great Kimble
The Lee   Little Kimble
Great Missenden   Stone
Little Missenden    
Stoke Mandeville    
Weston Turville    
Wendover    

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