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Place: Compton

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  • Hundred: Wotton
  • Area: Chichester
  • County: Sussex / Surrey
  • Total population: 28 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 1 exemption units; 10 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 10 geld units. Taxed on 10.0. Payments of 0.1 urban.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £8. Value to lord in 1086 £8. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 18 villagers. 5 smallholders. 4 slaves. 1 priest.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1 church. 0.5 church lands.
  • Lord in 1066: Esbiorn (Bicga).
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Godwin.
  • Lord in 1086: Geoffrey.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Roger (of Shrewsbury).
  • Phillimore reference: 11,36

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