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Orton

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  • Hundred: Seisdon
  • County: Staffordshire
  • Total population: 11 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 3 geld units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £2.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 2 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Wulfstan <of Orton>.
  • Lord in 1086: Walbert <of Orton>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William son of Ansculf.
  • Phillimore reference: 12,7

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