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Piddington

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  • Hundred: Wymersley
  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Total population: 11 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.8 geld units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £2.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 5 smallholders. 1 slave. 1 priest.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 2.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 20 acres. Woodland 4 * 2 furlongs.
  • Lord in 1066: men, two.
  • Overlord in 1066: Burgred (father of Edwin).
  • Lord in 1086: Gilbert.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Countess Judith.
  • Phillimore reference: 56,65

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