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Leighton [Buzzard]

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

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Leighton Buzzard.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £4. Value to lord in 1086 £4.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 6 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 3 ploughs. 1 church. 4.0 church lands.
  • Lord in 1066: Lincoln (St Mary), bishop of.
  • Lord in 1086: Lincoln (St Mary), bishop of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,1c

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