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Crofton

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  • Hundred: Kinwardstone
  • County: Wiltshire
  • Total population: 10 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 8 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £7. Value to lord c. 1070 £7.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 3 slaves. 5 other population.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.0 lord's lands. Meadow 10 acres. Pasture 6 * 6 acres. Woodland 3 * 1 furlongs. 1 mill, value 1.5.
  • Lord in 1066: Karli <of Norton>.
  • Lord in 1086: Hugh.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Alfred of Marlborough.
  • Phillimore reference: 26,4

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