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Pightley

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  • Hundred: Cannington
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 11 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 1 geld units (very small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 4 smallholders. 5 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.25 lord's lands. Meadow 6 acres. Pasture 6 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 4 cattle. 39 sheep. 20 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Almer.
  • Lord in 1086: Geoffrey {of Vautortes}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Courseulles.
  • Phillimore reference: 21,14

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