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Sparkford

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  • Hundred: Blachethorna
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 22 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.3 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5.3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £5. Value to lord c. 1070 £4.
  • Households: 9 villagers. 7 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 2.5 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.75 lord's lands. Meadow 40 acres. Pasture 100 acres. Woodland 1 * 1 furlongs. 1 mill, value 0.37.
  • Livestock in 1086: 16 cattle. 19 pigs. 72 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Alwaker (father of Aelfric).
  • Lord in 1086: Fulcwin.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Walter of Douai.
  • Phillimore reference: 24,18

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