The first free online copy of Domesday Book
Find Domesday places near:   

Place: Kempston

Tweet Like on Facebook
  • Hundred: Redbornstoke
  • County: Bedfordshire
  • Total population: 38 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 geld units (very large).
  • Head of manor: Kempston.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 10 geld units. Payments of 0.1 meadow, pasture, woodland.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £30. Value to lord in 1086 £18. Value to lord c. 1070 £22.
  • Households: 18 villagers. 12 smallholders. 8 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 20 ploughlands (land for). 4 lord's plough teams. 12 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.0 lord's lands. Meadow 20 ploughs. Woodland 200 pigs. 1 mill, value 0.25.
  • Lords in 1066: Earl Gyrth; thanes, two.
  • Lord in 1086: Countess Judith.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Countess Judith.
  • Phillimore reference: 53,5

AboutContact ❧ Site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer, University of Hull
Built with open source: PostgreSQL, PostGIS, GeoDjango, and OpenStreetMap.