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Dunham [on the Hill]

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  • Hundred: Ruloe
  • County: Cheshire
  • Total population: 11 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 3 geld units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £0.8.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 3 smallholders. 1 smiths.
  • Ploughland: 9 ploughlands (land for). 0.5 lord's plough teams. 1.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 2 acres. Woodland 0.5 * 0.25 leagues.
  • Lord in 1066: Aescwulf <of Landican>.
  • Lord in 1086: Earl Hugh (of Chester).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Hugh (of Chester).
  • Phillimore reference: 1,3

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