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Wembdon

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  • Hundred: North Petherton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 12 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 2 geld units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £4. Value to lord c. 1070 £3.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 6 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1.0 lord's lands. Meadow 10 acres. Pasture 13 acres. Woodland 5 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 18 cattle. 20 pigs. 30 sheep. 17 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Merleswein (the sheriff).
  • Lord in 1086: Ludo (of Vred).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Walter of Douai.
  • Phillimore reference: 24,22

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