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[Great] Bowden

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  • Hundred: Gartree
  • County: Leicestershire
  • Total population: 21.6 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.9 geld units (quite large).

[Great] Bowden appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.5.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 8 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (were there). 1 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Lord in 1086: Robert of Bucy.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Countess Judith.
  • Phillimore reference: 40,18

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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.