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Purton

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  • Hundred: Bledisloe
  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Total population: 22.2 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 7.7 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Awre.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 12 geld units. Taxed on 12.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £50. Value to lord in 1086 £50.
  • Households: 32 villagers. 11 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 27 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1 mill, value 0.12. 1 fishery. 1 salthouse. 1 church. 0.25 church lands.
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lords in 1086: Roger of Berkeley; King William; William son of Baderon.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Awre; Bledisloe; Etloe; Purton.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,13
  • Waste in 1086: Partial

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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.