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Woolston

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  • Hundred: Bruton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 17.7 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.0 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3.4 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.5.
  • Households: 1 villager. 5 smallholders. 8 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 2.5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.87 lord's lands. Meadow 10 acres. 1 mill, value 0.12.
  • Livestock in 1086: 66 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: thanes, three.
  • Lord in 1086: Drogo (of Montacute).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 19,55

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