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Place: Somersham

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  • Hundred: Hurstingstone
  • County: Huntingdonshire
  • Total population: 41 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 8 exemption units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8 exemption units. Payments of 0.4 fisheries.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £7. Value to lord in 1086 £8.
  • Households: 32 villagers. 9 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 12 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 9 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.0 new lands. Meadow 20 acres. Woodland 1 league * 7 furlongs mixed measures. 3 fisheries.
  • Lord in 1066: Ely (St Etheldreda), abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Ely (St Etheldreda), abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ely (St Etheldreda), abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 4,3

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