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Oaken

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  • Hundred: Seisdon
  • County: Staffordshire
  • Total population: 8 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £0.4.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 4 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Woodland 0.5 league * 2 furlongs mixed measures.
  • Lord in 1066: Brothir <of Oaken>.
  • Lord in 1086: Hugh (son of Constant).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Robert of Stafford.
  • Phillimore reference: 11,45

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