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Cheddar

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  • Hundred: Winterstoke
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 49.5 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.3 geld units; 0.1 never assessed units (quite small).

Cheddar appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Cheddar.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.1 never assessed units. Payments of 2.35 miscellaneous.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £50. Value to lord in 1086 £33.1.
  • Households: 17 villagers. 20 smallholders. 2 slaves. 1 other population. 7 tributaries. 32 burgesses.
  • Ploughland: 20 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 17 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 15 acres. Pasture 1 * 1 leagues. Woodland 2 * 0.5 leagues. 2 mills, value 0.62. 3 fisheries.
  • Livestock in 1086: 6 cattle. 15 pigs. 100 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: King Edward; Wells (St Andrew), bishop of.
  • Lords in 1086: Robert of Auberville; Wells (St Andrew), bishop of; King William.
  • Tenants-in-chief in 1086: Robert of Auberville; King William.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Wedmore; Cheddar.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,2

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