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Byfield

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  • Hundred: Warden
  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Total population: 23 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.1. Value to lord in 1086 £0.5.
  • Households: 1 villager. 1 smallholder.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams.
  • Lord in 1066: thanes, three.
  • Lord in 1086: Ivo (of Grandmesnil).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Hugh of Grandmesnil.
  • Phillimore reference: 23,12

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