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Sydenham

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  • Hundred: Lewknor
  • County: Oxfordshire
  • Total population: 26 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 15 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 15 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £10. Value to lord in 1086 £16.
  • Households: 16 villagers. 5 smallholders. 5 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 14 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 60 acres. Woodland 0.5 league * 3 furlongs mixed measures.
  • Lord in 1066: Almer.
  • Lord in 1086: Gilbert of Bretteville.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl William son of Osbern.
  • Phillimore reference: 59,2

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