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Orton

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  • Hundred: Rothwell
  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Total population: 32 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 4.3 geld units (quite large).
  • Head of manor: Rothwell.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8.7 geld units.
  • Households: 19 villagers. 45 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 40 ploughlands (land for). 4 lord's plough teams. 10.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 8 acres. 2 mills, value 0.46.
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Orton; Rothwell.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,15a

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