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Shaftesbury

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  • Hundred: Sixpenny
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 151 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 20 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 20 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £4.3. Value to lord in 1086 £3.3.
  • Households: 151 burgesses.
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: B4
  • Waste in 1086: Partial

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