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Norton [Malreward]

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  • Hundred: Chew
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 19 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 11 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 8 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 4.0 lord's lands. Meadow 34 acres. Woodland 6 acres & 1 * 1 league mixed measures. 1 mill, value 0.16.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 9 cattle. 18 pigs. 147 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Alwold.
  • Lord in 1086: Wulfeva <of Norton>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,16

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