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[Little] Barford

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  • Hundred: Biggleswade
  • County: Bedfordshire
  • Total population: 27 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 8 geld units (very large).

[Little] Barford appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £3. Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 2 smallholders. 5 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 1 ploughs.
  • Lord in 1066: Wulfmer of Eaton Socon.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Osbern son of Walter.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Osbern son of Walter.
  • Phillimore reference: 45,1

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