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Place: Preston [Bissett]

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  • Hundred: Rowley
  • County: Buckinghamshire
  • Total population: 24 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 15 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 15 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £4. Value to lord in 1086 £5. Value to lord c. 1070 £4.
  • Households: 11 villagers. 7 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 8 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 8 ploughs. Woodland 200 pigs. 1 mill, value 0.13.
  • Lord in 1066: Wiglaf of Preston.
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Leofwin.
  • Lord in 1086: Ansgot of Rochester.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Odo of Bayeux.
  • Phillimore reference: 4,35

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