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Moreton

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  • Hundred: Chewton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 25 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Head of manor: Moreton.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £3.8. Value to lord c. 1070 £3.8.
  • Households: 11 villagers. 14 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 58 acres. Pasture 2 acres. Woodland 19 acres. 1 mill, value 0.25.
  • Lord in 1066: thanes, three.
  • Lords in 1086: Alric; Godric; Humphrey; Richard.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Serlo of Burcy.
  • Phillimore reference: 37,11

  • No longer exists as a named location, but can be identified on the ground.
AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.