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Witham [Friary]

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  • Hundred: Frome
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 21 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3 geld units (medium).

Witham [Friary] appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Brewham.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 3 smallholders. 2 slaves. 4 Cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1.5 lord's lands. Meadow 20 acres. Pasture 30 acres. Woodland 1 * 0.5 furlongs.
  • Livestock in 1086: 5 cattle.
  • Lord in 1066: Erlebald.
  • Overlord in 1066: Robert son of Wiuhomarch.
  • Lord in 1086: William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Courseulles.
  • Phillimore reference: 21,90

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