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Wombourne

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  • Hundred: Seisdon
  • County: Staffordshire
  • Total population: 26 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 7 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 7 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £3. Value to lord in 1086 £3.
  • Households: 14 villagers. 3 smallholders. 8 slaves. 1 priest.
  • Ploughland: 8 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. 2 mills, value 0.2.
  • Lord in 1066: Thorsten <of Cranford>.
  • Lord in 1086: Ralph <of Ellesborough>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William son of Ansculf.
  • Phillimore reference: 12,8

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