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Place: Shirwell

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  • Hundred: Shirwell
  • County: Devon
  • Total population: 31 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2 geld units (quite small).

Shirwell appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £3.
  • Households: 9 villagers. 6 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 12 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 4.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.25 lord's lands. Meadow 3 acres. Pasture 1 * 0.5 leagues. Woodland 300 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cattle. 8 pigs. 100 sheep. 28 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Brictmer <of Rillaton>.
  • Lord in 1086: Robert {of Beaumont}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Baldwin the sheriff.
  • Phillimore reference: 16,65

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