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  • Hundred: Cannington
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 15 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.5 geld units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £5. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 1 smallholder. 7 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1.75 lord's lands. Meadow 40 acres. Woodland 5 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 10 cattle. 80 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Alwin.
  • Lord in 1086: Ansketil (Parker).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Courseulles.
  • Phillimore reference: 21,27

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