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[High] Legh

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  • Hundred: Tunendune
  • County: Cheshire
  • Total population: 7 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 1 geld units (very small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.5. Value to lord in 1086 £0.3.
  • Households: 1 villager. 2 smallholders. 3 slaves. 1 priest.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Woodland 1 * 0.5 leagues. 1 church.
  • Lords in 1066: Dot <of Huyton>; Wulfgeat <of Madeley>.
  • Lords in 1086: Gilbert the hunter; man, one.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Gilbert the hunter.
  • Phillimore reference: 17,7

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