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Wellington

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  • Hundred: Kingsbury West
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 158 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 15 geld units (very large).
  • Head of manor: Wellington.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 15 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £26.5.
  • Households: 61 villagers. 65 smallholders. 32 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 33 ploughlands (land for). 4 lord's plough teams. 25 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.0 lord's lands. Meadow 110 acres. Pasture 1 * 0.5 leagues. Woodland 3 * 6 furlongs. 2 mills, value 0.75.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 17 cattle. 3 pigs. 110 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Aelfeva; Wells (St Andrew), bishop of.
  • Lords in 1086: John {the usher}; Wells (St Andrew), bishop of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Wells (St Andrew), bishop of.
  • Phillimore reference: 6,7

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