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Shearston

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  • Hundred: North Petherton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 8 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 £0.8. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.5.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 5 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.25 lord's lands.
  • Livestock in 1086: 6 cattle. 7 pigs. 30 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Sired.
  • Lord in 1086: Robert {Herecom}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Courseulles.
  • Phillimore reference: 21,8

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