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Durborough

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  • Hundred: Cannington
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 6 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 2 geld units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 3 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 0.5 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1.0 lord's lands. Meadow 11 acres. Pasture 20 acres. Woodland 10 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 6 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Oswald <of Durborough>.
  • Overlord in 1066: Glastonbury (St Mary), abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Roger {of Courseulles}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Glastonbury (St Mary), abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 8,8

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