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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 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £0.8. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 3 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for).
  • Livestock in 1086: 3 cattle. 8 pigs. 40 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Alward.
  • Lord in 1086: Alward.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Turstin son of Rolf.
  • Phillimore reference: 36,8

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