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Place: Alverston

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  • Hundred: Lydney
  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Total population: 10 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).

Alverston appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units. Taxed on 3.0. Payments of 0.05 fisheries.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £1.5.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 3 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 10 acres. Woodland 0.5 * 0.5 leagues. 1 fishery.
  • Lord in 1066: Bondi (the constable).
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: William of Eu.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Eu.
  • Phillimore reference: 31,2

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  • No longer exists as a named location, but can be identified on the ground.
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