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Cressage

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  • Hundred: Condover
  • County: Shropshire
  • Total population: 30 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.5 geld units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.5 geld units. Payments of 0.4 fisheries.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £5.5. Value to lord in 1086 £10. Value to lord c. 1070 £6.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 11 smallholders. 8 slaves. 4 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 9 ploughlands (ploughs possible). 3 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Woodland 200 pigs. 1 fishery.
  • Lord in 1066: Edric (the wild).
  • Lord in 1086: Ranulf Peverel.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ranulf Peverel.
  • Phillimore reference: 4,10,1

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