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Place: [Lower and Upper] Shelton

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Known today as Shelton / Lower Shelton / Upper Shelton.
  • Hundred: Redbornstoke
  • County: Bedfordshire
  • Total population: 18 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).

[Lower and Upper] Shelton appears in 4 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Wootton.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2.3. Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1.0 lord's lands. Meadow 3 ploughs. Woodland 100 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Almer (of Wootton).
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Tosti.
  • Lord in 1086: Albert of Lorraine.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Albert of Lorraine.
  • Phillimore reference: 49,3

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