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  • Hundred: Tornelaus
  • County: Herefordshire
  • Total population: 8 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.5 geld units (very small).
  • Head of manor: Marden.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.5 geld units. Taxed on 0.5.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.5. Value to lord in 1086 £0.8.
  • Households: 1 villager. 2 smallholders. 4 slaves. 1 female slave.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Lord in 1066: riders, two.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: William son of Norman.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William son of Norman.
  • Phillimore reference: 16,4

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