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Place: Blackford

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  • Hundred: Blachethorna
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 25 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £5. Value to lord c. 1070 £4.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 10 smallholders. 5 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.5 lord's lands. Meadow 115 acres. Pasture 43 acres. Woodland 47 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 30 cattle. 24 pigs. 84 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Alnoth.
  • Overlord in 1066: Glastonbury (St Mary), abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Alwaker (father of Aelfric).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Glastonbury (St Mary), abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 8,9

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