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Place: Elstow

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  • Hundred: Redbornstoke
  • County: Bedfordshire
  • Total population: 29 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3.5 geld units (medium).
  • Head of manor: Kempston.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £10. Value to lord in 1086 £5. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 14 villagers. 11 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 7 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 ploughs. Woodland 60 woodland for fences. 1 mill, value 1.2.
  • Lord in 1066: Freemen, four.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Elstow (St Helen & St Mary), abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Countess Judith.
  • Phillimore reference: 53,4

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