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Westwell

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  • Hundred: Bampton
  • County: Oxfordshire
  • Total population: 19 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £7. Value to lord in 1086 £7.
  • Households: 8 villagers. 3 smallholders. 8 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 5 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Pasture 8 * 8 furlongs.
  • Lords in 1066: Aldwin; Edwin; Saewold <of Waterstock>.
  • Lord in 1086: Walter son of Poyntz.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Walter son of Poyntz.
  • Phillimore reference: 45,2

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