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Aylesbury Fire Insurance
The following notes are taken from the original Sun Fire Insurance and Royal Insurance policy books held at the Guildhall Library, London. The policies were taken out by Aylesbury tradesmen during the periods 1714-1730 and 1777-1785.
 

 
20 April 1720              SUN INSURANCE         Vol 11 p166  
 
Thomas White of the Middle Temple Esq
 
£
Jacob Dell of Aylesbury Co Bucks malster for his 5 tenements malthouse and barn adjoining in the said Town now in the tenure of William Walker Thomas Money Richard Williams Edward Finch and one uninhabited
 
300
 

25 March 1725          SUN INSURANCE          19/35153  
 
Thomas White of the Middle Temple Esq
 
£
William Brooks of Aylesbury farmer for his goods and merchandise inclosed in his Malting Office near his dwelling house
 
300

 
25 March 1725         SUN INSURANCE          19/35154  
 
John Edmonds of Aylesbury baker for his now dwellinghouse and bakehouse adjoining and the goods etc in the same and one house in the possession of Jasper Davis victualler with the outhouse belonging to the same
 
£
Dwellinghouse and bakehouse
160
Goods in the same
200
On house in the possession of Jasper Davis
100
The outhouse
40
 
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500

 
25 March 1725             SUN INSURANCE          19/35157  
 
Thomas Edmonds of Aylesbury farmer for his goods in his dwelling house barns stables and other outhouses belonging to his dwelling house called the Bull Farm and for his goods etc in six bay of building and a stable two corn lofts belonging to Castle Street Farm all situate in the town aforesaid as hereinafter particularly expressed only and not elsewhere
 
£
For his goods in his dwelling house
100
The goods in the barns stables and outhouses belonging to the same
150
The goods inclosed in six bay of building and a stable and two corn lofts belonging to Castle Street Farm
50
 
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300

 
25 March 1725           SUN INSURANCE          19/35158  
 
Richard Reed of Aylesbury butcher for his now dwellinghouse situate in the town aforesaid and the goods and merchandise inclosed in the same
 
£
Dwellinghouse
130
Goods
250
 
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250

 
25 March 1725           SUN INSURANCE         19/35158  
 
Elizabeth Emmon of Aylesbury for her house being the Red Lyon Inn now in the possession of William Ball with the brewhouse stables and other outhouses adjoining the dwelling house
 
£
Dwelling House
200
Brewhouse stable and other outhouses
100
 
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300

 
25 March 1725           SUN INSURANCE        19/35159  
 
Joseph Brassbridge of Aylesbury victualler for his now dwellinghouse being the Royal Oak and one tenement adjoining in possession of William Clarke with the outhouses belonging to the said Dwellinghouse
 
£
Dwellinghouse
100
One Tenement
50
Outhouses
50
Goods in the dwellinghouse
100
 
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300

 
4 December 1727        SUN INSURANCE               24/43285  
 
William Edmonds of Aylesbury malster on his dwelling house malthouse and one tenement adjoining in Aylesbury aforesaid all brick and tiled viz:
 
£
Dwelling house
120
Malthouse or office
120
Tenement
60
 
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300

 
Lady Day 1778              SUN INSURANCE        254/381280  
 
William Speed at the Bricklayers Arms in Walton in the parish of Aylesbury victualler on his now dwelling house
 
£
only situate as aforesaid brick pannelled and tiled
60
Household goods therein
20
Brewhouse only adjoining brick pannelled and tiled
30
Utensils and stock therein
10
Barn only adjoining brick boarded and tiled
30
Barn only distant thatched
10
Tenement only adjoining his dwelling house late in the tenure of William Todd brick pannelled and tiled
50
Tenement only in the tenure of Whitby labourer thatched
50
Tenement only in Aylesbury in the tenure of William Perkins labourer brick pannelled and tiled
30
Barn only near boarded and tiled
10
 
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300

 
Mich 1778                 SUN INSURANCE         258/385998  
 
John Dell of Aylesbury malster and farmer on his buildings and stock
 
£
Dwelling house only situate as aforsaid brick and tiled
140
Household goods therein
100
Malthouse and gatehouse adjoining communicating with the above house brick timber and tiled
30
Utensils and stock therein
150
Utensils and stock in another malthouse in Walton in the parish of Aylesbury tiled and thatched
30
Utensils and stock in the farmyard near the Turnpike at Walton
150
Stock in the wheat barn in the said yard timber and tiled
50
House in Walton aforesaid distant from the said Barnyard not tenanted brick timber and tiled
90
Utensils and stock therein
10
Utensils and stock in the Court Yard near
90
Cowhouse adjoining brick and tiled
10
Utensils and stock in the said cowhouse yard
40
Brewhouse in the said yard brick pannelled and tiled
10
Utensils and stock in a barn in the said yard brick pannelled and tiled
90
House only in Walton in the tenure of Elizabeth Bates widow brick timber and tiled
30
Gatehouse granary adjoining brick pannelled and tiled
10
Utensils and stock therein
10
Stable barn adjoining each other brick timber and tiled
100
Utensils and stock therein
150
Utensils and stock in the yard
50
Five tenements adjoining each other in Castle Street Aylesbury in the tenure of Widow Green and Sarah Ginger spinster brick and tiled
 
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1,600

 
Lady Day 1780         SUN INSURANCE            275/412671  
 
John Turvey and Edward Terry of Aylesbury brewers on their utensils and stock in their brewhouse in Back
 
£
Street in Aylesbury timber and tiled
110
Utensils and stock in a store room adjoining brick and tiled
220
Two store rooms adjoining each other with loft over near the above brick timber and tiled
200
Utensils and stock in their malthouse and loft adjoining in Church Street  brick and tiled
170
 
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700

 
Midsummer 1783        SUN INSURANCE            302/461202  
 
 
£
John Dell of Aylesbury farmer and malster on his dwelling house only brick and tiled
100
Household goods therein
100
Wearing apparel therein
50
Two houses in Castle Street brick and tiled in the tenure of Freemantle and Edwards
50
Malthouse near brick pannelled and tiled
100
Utensils and stock therein
150
Utensils and stock in a malthouse in Walton brick timber tiled and thatched
100
Utensils and stock in a yard near the Turnpike at Walton
150
Stock in a barn in the same yard
50
One house in Walton empty with cowhouse adjoining brick timber and tiled
90
Stock in the house
10
Utensils and stock in the cowhouse and yard
10
Utensils and stock in the cowhouse and yard
50
Brewhouse in the same yard brick pannelled and tiled
10
Barn near brick timber and tiled
100
Stock therein
80
Utensils and stock in the court yard
60
Stable and barn adjoining each other in the stable yard brick timber and tiled
100
Utensils and stock in the said barn and stable
150
Utensils and stock in the said yard
50
Granary two tenements and gateway adjoining each other in the said yard brick pannelled and tiled
80
Stock in the said granary
20
 
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1,700

 
Mich 1784           SUN INSURANCE             317/484509  
 
 
£
John and Elizabeth Turvey of Aylesbury on their now dwelling house only situate in Back Street Aylesbury aforesaid
150
Household goods therein
150
Wearing apparel therein
50
Tenement only adjoining in the tenure of John Parker attorney
75
Wash house only
30
Stable only adjoining
45
 
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500

 
Xmas 1784         SUN INSURANCE             317/485728  
 
 
£
Charles Bowler of Aylesbury currier on his now dwelling house and brewhouse adjoining situate as aforesaid
110
Household goods therein
50
Utensils and stock therein
80
Workshop and offices adjoining separate from the above
75
Utensils and stock therein
70
Stable only adjoining
45
Cow pens and pig sties adjoining separate from the above  
All brick brick pannelled and tiled
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400

 
Lady Day 1786            SUN INSURANCE         327/501461  
 
John Turvey and Edward Terry of Aylesbury brewers on their utensils and stock viz:
 
£
In the brewhouse only in Back Street in Aylesbury timber and tiled
75
In the old malthouse only near timber and tiled
200
In a store room and loft only over separate timber and tiled
200
In a store house only adjoining pitched and thatched
150
In a malthouse and lofts only adjoining in Walton in Bucks timber and tiled
70
Stable only adjoining
45
Cow pens and pig sties adjoining separate from the above
75
 
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700

 
Lady Day 1787          SUN INSURANCE           336/516826  
 
John Turvey of Aylesbury gent and Elizabeth his wife on their now dwelling house only in Back Street
 
£
brick and tiled
300
Household goods therein
100
Wearing apparel therein
40
Three stables only adjoining each other and the above in the tenure of the said Mr Turvey and John Parker attorney brick and tiled
40
House only adjoining the above house in the tenure of the said John Parker brick and tiled
100
Wash house and loft over in the yard near brick and tiled
20
[Plus farms in Bierton & Aston Clinton]  
 
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1,400
 
Aylesbury
Sun Fire Insurance
11/166 Dell, Jacob, malster
12/229 Sheen, Thomas fellmonger, Walton
17/451 Bell, William Kings Head Inn
18/505 Geary, Gilbert brewer
18/512 Perkins, John malster
18/601 Horwood, John hemp dresser
19/590 Terry, Richard grocer
19/592 Sheen, Thomas fellmonger, Walton
19/593 Edmonds, William farmer
19/596 Brooks, William, farmer
19/598 Edmonds, Thomas famer, Bull Farm & Castle St Farm
24/477 Edmonds, William malster
30/258 Burnham, John attorney
30/258 Sheen fellmonger, Walton
30/284 Bates, Thomas miller mealman
30/285 Bates, Thomas miller mealman
253/377333 Chaplin, Acton attorney
254/378543 Burnham, John gent
254/381280 Speed, William Bricklayers Arms, Walton
256/384095 Eagles, William mercer
258/385998 Dell, John Malster farmer
259/386884 May, John White Hart
260/389552 Grace, Thomas victualler
261/390177 Bowler, Charles carrier
262/393389 Brooks, William sen
262/393390 Brooks, William jnr
262/393391 Hoare, Thomas miller
263/393757 Rickford, William grocer
264/398065 Hill, John innholder
267/399340 Berry, William gent
269/405595 Bigg, Mary farmer
272/411130 Hicks, John victualler
272/411769 Wall, Benjamin grazier
275/412671 Terry, Edward brewer
275/412672 Homeyer, William Kings Head
276/418193 Marlow, John grocer, Walton
278/420082 Wall, Benjamin malster
280/425458 Collins, Thomas oatmeal mkr
281/424588 Campbell, Neil lacemen
282/426889 Howard, William salesman, Walton
282/426892 Hayward, William sen surgeon
282/427605 Horwood, John hemp dresser
284/430941 Peck, Edmund innholder
285/430432 Lee, John Angel Inn
287/433521 Bull, John carrier
290/441515 Eagles, William mercer
290/441942 Burnham, Joseph Esq
293/443899 Lee, John innholder
294/447734 Grace, Thomas mealman malster
294/449263 Marlow, Joseph Walton
298/454900 Wiltshire, William fellmonger
301/457887 Homeyer, William gent
302/460388 Horwood, John hemp dresser
302/461202 Dell, John farmer malster
304/466938 Terry, Edward gent
304/466939 Impey, Joseph innholder
306/467824 Parker, George malster victualler,
317/484509 Turvey, John
317/485728 Bowler, Charles currier
319/488378 Kennedy, Peter md Broad St
321/492578 Burnham, Joseph gent Broad St
321/493015 Bell, William farmer, Walton
322/494696 Elizabeth ?
324/498813 Burnham, Joseph gent
326/502348 Pitches, Mary widow
327/501461 Terry, Edward brewer
327/502659 Pitches, Joseph gent
335/515653 Hicks, John innholder
335/516126 Harris Rev John
336/516826 Turvey, John gent
338/521669 Churchwardes of Aylesbury
339/522746 Bigg, Willam, Walton
340/523012 Steele, John farmer, Walton
340/524145 Lloyd, Rev Thomas
341/523392 North, Thomas farmer victualler Walton
 
Royal Exchange
3/7253 Bigg, Elizabeth widow
3/70283 Irons, John malster
3/72509 Bigg, Elizabeth widow
4/73672 Dudley, Benjamin grocer
5/79042 Eagles, William mercer woolstapler
10/93744 Irons, John malster
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