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Breaston

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  • Hundred: Morleystone
  • County: Derbyshire
  • Total population: 15.8 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 7.7 geld units (very large).

Breaston appears in 4 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.4 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.5. Value to lord in 1086 £0.2.
  • Households: 2 villagers.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 0.6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 3 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Leofnoth Sterre.
  • Lord in 1086: Herbert <of Burrough>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Henry of Ferrers.
  • Phillimore reference: 6,65

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