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Woolmersdon

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  • Hundred: North Petherton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 18 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.9 geld units (very small).
  • Head of manor: Woolmersdon.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.9 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 13 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.25 lord's lands. Meadow 10 acres. Woodland 20 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 4 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Alwy (son of Banna).
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Walter (of `Spain').
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Alfred of `Spain'.
  • Phillimore reference: 35,1

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