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Hemsworth

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  • Hundred: Cranborne
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 8 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 2 geld units (quite small).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1.3.
  • Households: 3 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 1.5 ploughlands (land for).
  • Other resources: Pasture 3 * 3 furlongs. Woodland 3 * 3 furlongs.
  • Lord in 1066: thane, one.
  • Lord in 1086: Hubert (of St Clair).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 26,39

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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.