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Barkby

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  • Hundred: Goscote
  • County: Leicestershire
  • Total population: 30 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10.5 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.5.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 5 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (were there). 1 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 5 acres. 1 mill, value 0.05.
  • Lord in 1066: Siward.
  • Lord in 1086: Leofric.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Adeliza wife of Hugh of Grandmesnil.
  • Phillimore reference: 41,3

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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.