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Wensley

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  • Hundred: Hamston
  • County: Derbyshire
  • Total population: 3.3 households (very small).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.3 exemption units (quite small).
  • Head of manor: Darley I.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 9 exemption units. Taxed on 7.0.
  • Households: 11 villagers. 12 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 7 ploughlands (land for). 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 30 acres. Woodland 4 * 2 leagues.
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Bonsall; Ible; Matlock; Matlock [Bridge]?; Snitterton; Tansley; Wensley.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,12
  • Waste in 1086: Partial

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