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Place: Benham

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  • Hundred: Kintbury
  • County: Berkshire
  • Total population: 23 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 7 exemption units; 2 geld units (very large).

Benham appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 exemption units. Taxed on 4.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £6. Value to lord c. 1070 £6.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 8 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 120 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: thanes, three.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lords in 1086: Ansketil; Humphrey Visdeloup; William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Humphrey Visdeloup.
  • Phillimore reference: 54,3

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