Baldon, Toot (St. Lawrence)
BALDON, TOOT (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the union of Abingdon, hundred of Bullington, county of Oxford, 5¼ miles (S. E.) from Oxford; containing 269 inhabitants. This place, in Domesday book, is called Baudindon; and was afterwards named Toot Balden or Baldon, probably from one Le Tote, a landed proprietor, to distinguish it from the adjoining parish of Marsh-Baldon. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the gift of Sir H. P. Willoughby: the vicar receives £5. 5. per annum in lieu of tithes, and the interest of £502 raised by private subscription about forty years since.