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Newton [by Chester]

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  • Hundred: Chester
  • County: Cheshire
  • Total population: 10 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 1 geld units (very small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.5.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 4 other population.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Lord in 1066: Arni <of Neston>.
  • Lord in 1086: William son of Nigel.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William son of Nigel.
  • Phillimore reference: 9,1

AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.