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Place: Owston

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  • Hundred: Gartree
  • County: Leicestershire
  • Total population: 22 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 7 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 7 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.5.
  • Households: 15 villagers. 6 smallholders. 1 Frenchmen.
  • Ploughland: 12 ploughlands (were there). 2 lord's plough teams. 7 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 30 acres. Woodland 5 * 1 furlongs.
  • Lord in 1066: Thorkil (the Dane).
  • Lord in 1086: Grimbald (of Houghton).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Countess Judith.
  • Phillimore reference: 40,26

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