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Westbury

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  • Hundred: Westbury
  • County: Wiltshire
  • Total population: 170 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 44.5 geld units (very large).

Westbury appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £8. Value to lord c. 1070 £8.
  • Households: 20 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 7 ploughlands (land for). 4 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 20 acres. Woodland 4 acres. 2 mills, value 1.25.
  • Lord in 1066: Wulfward.
  • Lord in 1086: William Shield.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William Shield.
  • Phillimore reference: 68,20

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