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Fivehead

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  • Hundred: Abdick
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 6 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.5 geld units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.5.
  • Households: 4 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1.25 lord's lands. Meadow 15 acres. Woodland 20 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cattle. 15 pigs. 40 sheep. 30 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Aldred.
  • Lord in 1086: Bertram (of Verdun).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Courseulles.
  • Phillimore reference: 21,70

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