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Leigh

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  • Hundred: Pershore
  • County: Worcestershire
  • Total population: 62 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.5 geld units (quite small).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Broadway.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £20. Value to lord in 1086 £16.
  • Households: 12 villagers. 32 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 29 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1.0 lord's lands. Meadow 30 acres. Woodland 3 * 2 leagues. 2 mills, value 0.53.
  • Lord in 1066: Pershore (St Mary), abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Pershore (St Mary), abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Pershore (St Mary), abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 9,5a

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