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Melcombe [Horsey]

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  • Hundred: Hilton
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 36 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10.9 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 10.9 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £16. Value to lord c. 1070 £16.
  • Households: 12 villagers. 20 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 11 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 7 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 7.75 lord's lands. Meadow 20 acres. Pasture 1 league * 8 furlongs mixed measures. Woodland 1 league & 5 acres mixed measures.
  • Lords in 1066: Countess Goda; thanes, three.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,30

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