Records of Bucks

The society’s journal – Records of Buckinghamshire – is published in May every year with reports of discoveries from recent archaeological excavations, history buildings, local and industrial history and all aspects of times past in our county. Every member of the Society receives a free copy. Copies also go on public sale.
If you are not a member why not buy a copy of this year’s edition through our online ordering. Or consider joining BAS as a member and getting a free copy.

(volume 61)
304 pages. Large-format paperback, with 120 illustrations, many in colour.
including postage (UK only) .

or print out our Publications Order Form, then complete this and return with your cheque to the address on the form.

The 2021 volume includes:

  • Neolithic ring ditches and a Roman mausoleum at Milton Keynes.
  • Prehistoric and Roman activity at Berryfields, north of Aylesbury.
  • Buckinghamshire and the Peasants’ Revolt of 1381.
  • The annual round at Quarrendon in the years around 1400.
  • A medieval hamlet at Hanslope, Milton Keynes.
  • The medieval borough boundary and burgage plots at Buckingham.
  • Edmund Peckham: Buckinghamshire Catholic, Tudor civil servant and Master of the Mints.
  • A decorated mug from Haddenham.

In addition to the main articles, there are also 54 archaeological notes on investigations and discoveries across the county from Amersham to Wolverton – including the first written reports from archaeology along the HS2 high-speed rail line construction.

Added to all this, there are the annual reports from Society officers, the County Museum, Centre for Bucks Studies and the planning archaeologists in Aylesbury and Milton Keynes.

How to find Record of Bucks articles

The journal has now been published for more than 150 years and includes a wealth of information on Buckinghamshire’s past. This website includes an online searchable index and an full list of articles. The Society has an ongoing program to make back volumes of Records available on line: you can View currently scanned volumes here.

Print copies of Records of Bucks can be consulted at the Society’s Library at the County Museum on a Wednesday. Copies are also held at some county Libraries and at the Buckinghamshire Archives at County Hall in Aylesbury. Please check for availability and opening times before making any journey.

Some back volumes are available for sale. Recent volumes published between 2013 and 2019 are currently on Special Offer:

View the contents of each volume and order on-line

For other volumes please email the society at to discover what we have in stock before ordering/


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