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  • Hundred: Wellow
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 26 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 10 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £10. Value to lord c. 1070 £10.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 17 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 6.75 lord's lands. Meadow 12 acres. Woodland 100 acres. 2 mills, value 0.57.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 9 cattle. 24 pigs. 137 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: thane, one.
  • Lord in 1086: Nigel {of Gournay}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,44

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