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Fairoak

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  • Hundred: Frome
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 22 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 1 geld units (very small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £3.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 3 smallholders. 13 Cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.25 lord's lands. Meadow 6 acres. Woodland 60 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Aelfric.
  • Lord in 1086: Almer.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Courseulles.
  • Phillimore reference: 21,87

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