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Melksham

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  • Hundred: Melksham
  • County: Wiltshire
  • Total population: 234 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 87 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1.5.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 3 smallholders. 3 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 2.5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 10 acres. Pasture 5 acres. Woodland 5 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Liseman.
  • Lord in 1086: Liseman.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Liseman.
  • Phillimore reference: 67,89

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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.