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Holton

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  • Hundred: Blachethorna
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 6 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 2 geld units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 1 villager. 4 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 0.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1.5 lord's lands. Meadow 6 acres. Woodland 6 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 2 cows. 12 pigs. 12 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Alnoth.
  • Lord in 1086: Aelfric.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Humphrey (the chamberlain).
  • Phillimore reference: 45,4

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