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Sproston

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  • Hundred: Middlewich
  • County: Cheshire
  • Total population: 6 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.5 geld units (very small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.3. Value to lord in 1086 £0.2.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 2 smallholders. 1 slave. 1 riders.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for).
  • Other resources: Meadow 0.5 acres. Woodland 2 furlongs.
  • Lord in 1066: Almer.
  • Lord in 1086: William Malbank.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William Malbank.
  • Phillimore reference: 8,15

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