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Gayton

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  • Hundred: Towcester
  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Total population: 41 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 4.4 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4.4 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £6.
  • Households: 21 villagers. 11 smallholders. 5 slaves. 3 female slaves. 1 priest.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 8 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1.0 lord's lands. Meadow 8 acres. Woodland 4 * 3 furlongs.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Tosti.
  • Lord in 1086: Sigar of Chocques.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Sigar of Chocques.
  • Phillimore reference: 49,1

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