Milton Keynes Lords of the Manor

Pre Domesday ~ Queen Edith
1066 ~ Godric Cratel (Walter Giffard / tenant called Hugh)
During the reign of William II, Henry I and King Stephen there are no records of the Lords of The Manor but it is known that the De Bereville Family held the Lordship
1154 Amabel de Bereville
1165 Hugh de Keynes
1222 Lucas de Keynes
1259 John de Keynes
Went to his wife Maud on his death
Passed to their son Robert during this time
1288 Phillip de Aylesbury (marries Margaret de Keynes)
1349 John de Aylesbury
1372 Thomas de Aylesbury
1424 Hugh de Aylesbury

 

 

 

                    Norman Rule


1436 Humphrey Stafford
1450 Humphrey Stafford
1488 Sir Edward Poyning
1521 Humphrey Stafford
1545 Sir Humphrey Stafford
1548 Humphrey Stafford
1595 John Stafford
1606 William of Blatherwyke
1629 William Stafford
1637 Edward Stafford
1638 Charles Stafford
1643 William Stafford
1652 Henry Stafford

 

 

 

                       The Staffords


1677 Heneage Finch and Daniel Finch
1682 Daniel Finch
1730 Daniel Finch
1769 George Finch
1826 George Finch (of Burley- On- The- Hill)
1870 George Henry Finch
1907 Allan George Finch
1914 Wilfred H. Finch (of Burley-On -The-Hill)

 

 

                       The Finches


1939 William Mitchell
1945 Merchant Venturers
bought by the Development Corporation when the New City of Milton Keynes was planned.

 

                      20th/21st Century