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Merridge

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  • Hundred: Cannington
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 7 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.5 geld units (very small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 1 smallholder. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2.5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.25 lord's lands. Pasture 30 acres. Woodland 20 acres. 1 mill, value 0.02.
  • Livestock in 1086: 4 cattle. 31 sheep. 12 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Alwy (son of Banna).
  • Lord in 1086: Ranulf (of Stringston).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Alfred of `Spain'.
  • Phillimore reference: 35,20

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