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Oldbury

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  • Hundred: Alnodestreu
  • County: Shropshire
  • Total population: 13 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.8 geld units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1.5. Value to lord in 1086 £0.7.
  • Households: 1 smallholder. 7 slaves. 2 cottagers. 3 Frenchmen.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (ploughs possible). 1 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1 mill, value 0.1.
  • Lord in 1066: Alward (son of Almund).
  • Lord in 1086: Ralph (of Costentin).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Reginald the sheriff.
  • Phillimore reference: 4,3,68

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