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Williton

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  • Hundred: Williton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 27.8 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.4 never assessed units (very small).
  • Head of manor: Williton.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.8 never assessed units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £100. Value to lord in 1086 £108.1.
  • Households: 44 villagers. 54 smallholders. 11 slaves. 30 other population.
  • Ploughland: 106 ploughlands (land for). 11.5 lord's plough teams. 40.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 108 acres. Pasture 5 * 3 leagues. Woodland 4 * 2.5 leagues & 4 * 1 furlongs mixed measures. 2 mills, value 0.25.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 11 pigs. 350 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Alwin; Dunn; King Edward; Saeric.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Cannington; Carhampton; Westowe; Ledforda; Williton.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,6

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