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Woodspring

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  • Hundred: Winterstoke
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 34 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 9.3 geld units (very large).
  • Head of manor: Woodspring.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 9.3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £9. Value to lord in 1086 £9. Value to lord c. 1070 £9.
  • Households: 20 villagers. 10 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 20 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 9 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 7.25 lord's lands. Pasture 18 acres. Woodland 10 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 16 cattle. 2 pigs. 92 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Alwaker (father of Aelfric); Alward; Cola.
  • Lord in 1086: William of Falaise.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Falaise.
  • Phillimore reference: 27,3

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