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Place: Bridgwater

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  • Hundred: North Petherton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 32 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £7. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 13 villagers. 9 smallholders. 5 slaves. 5 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 8 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.0 lord's lands. Meadow 10 acres. Pasture 30 acres. Woodland 100 acres. 1 mill, value 0.25.
  • Livestock in 1086: 13 cattle. 7 pigs. 61 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Merleswein (the sheriff).
  • Lord in 1086: Walter of Douai.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Walter of Douai.
  • Phillimore reference: 24,21

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