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Shipham

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  • Hundred: Winterstoke
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 9 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 4 geld units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 7 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.75 lord's lands. Meadow 3 acres. Pasture 200 acres. Woodland 10 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cows. 36 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Aldwin.
  • Lord in 1086: Robert.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Courseulles.
  • Phillimore reference: 21,79

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