Newport Pagnell

A Market Town

Newport Pagnell in Buckinghamshire has for centuries been a place where Farmers sold their produce and Travellers broke their journeys.
Medieval fields and hamlets of Newport Pagnell
'Port' is an ancient word for market and an early mention of a market in Buckinghamshire was made in 1187 when the Monks of Tickford Abbey were allowed to buy goods, toll free, in the market at Newport. This right was given to them by Gervase Pagnell, whose family gave their name to the town.