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 62)
325 pages. Large-format paperback, with 130 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 2022 volume includes:

  • Two mesolithic sites on the London Orbital motorway (M25) in Buckinghamshirein 1981-83.
  • Quarrendon from the Norman Conquest to the 14th century.
  • Chetwode church, hermitage and priory 1200-1600.
  • Blocked doorway at St Mary’s Church, Drayton Beauchamp.
  • A 14th-century pottery kiln and late medieval tile kiln at Brill magistrates court.
  • ‘The age is cold’: Generosity to the needy in 17th-century Dinton.
  • Discovering the history of a croft and toft in Chartridge.

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

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.

Printed copies of Records of Bucks can be consulted at the society’s Library in the ‘Discover Bucks’ Museum (formerly the County Museum) on Wednesdays. 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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