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Place: Birstall

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  • Hundred: Goscote
  • County: Leicestershire
  • Total population: 38 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 8 geld units (very large).

Birstall appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £20. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 11 smallholders. 1 slave. 9 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 36 acres. Woodland 3 * 2 furlongs. 1 mill, value 0.5.
  • Lord in 1066: Alwin Buxton.
  • Lord in 1086: Hugh of Grandmesnil.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Hugh of Grandmesnil.
  • Phillimore reference: 13,21

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