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Farmborough

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  • Hundred: Keynsham
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 19 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 geld units (very large).
  • Head of manor: Farmborough.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 10 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £8. Value to lord c. 1070 £8.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 8 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 4 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 6.5 lord's lands. Meadow 154 acres. Pasture 148 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 35 cattle. 14 pigs. 283 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Aelfric; Edric.
  • Lords in 1086: Nigel (of Gournay); William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,18

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