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Place: Rochester

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  • Hundred: Rochester
  • Area: Aylesford
  • County: Kent
  • Total population: 16 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.5 unchanged units (quite small).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 unchanged units. Taxed on 3.0. Payments of 0.25 urban.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £9. Value to lord in 1086 £10. Value to lord c. 1070 £9.
  • Households: 18 villagers. 6 smallholders. 8 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 8 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 5 acres. Woodland 40 swine render. 2.5 mills, value 0.85. 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: Osward (of Norton).
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Hugh of Port.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Odo of Bayeux.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Allington; Rochester.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,70

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