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RANDOM ENTRY: LEIGHTON [BUZZARD], Bedfordshire

  • Hundred: Stanbridge
  • County: Bedfordshire
  • Total population: 126 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessment: 47 geld units (very large).

Leighton [Buzzard] appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Leighton Buzzard.
  • Value: Taxable value 26 geld units. Value to lord in 1086 £22. Payments of 37.75 miscellaneous units.
  • Households: 82 villagers. 30 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 52 ploughlands (land for). 6 lord's plough teams. 46 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 40 ploughs. Woodland 100 pigs. 2 mills, value 1.5.
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.

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AboutContact ❧ Site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer, University of Hull.