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Burton [-on-the-Wolds]

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  • Hundred: Goscote
  • County: Leicestershire
  • Total population: 15 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 13.1 geld units (very large).

Burton [-on-the-Wolds] appears in 5 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Barrow on Soar I.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Households: 1 villager. 2 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 1 lord's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 20 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: Leofwin.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Hugh (of Chester).
  • Phillimore reference: 43,3

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