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  • Hundred: Orlingbury
  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Total population: 18 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.5 geld units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £2.
  • Households: 10 villagers. 5 smallholders. 1 slave. 1 female slave. 1 priest.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 6 acres. Woodland 2 * 1.5 furlongs.
  • Lord in 1066: Leofnoth (son of Osmund).
  • Lord in 1086: Fulcher (of Paris).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Walter of Flanders.
  • Phillimore reference: 39,5

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