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Houghton

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  • Hundred: Somborne
  • County: Hampshire
  • Total population: 145.5 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 4.5 geld units; 29 exemption units (very large).

Houghton appears in 5 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.5 geld units. Taxed on 2.5.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1.5. Value to lord in 1086 £1.5.
  • Households: 4 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 1.5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams.
  • Lord in 1066: Osmund <of Eaton>.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Turold (nephew of Wigot).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Roger (of Shrewsbury).
  • Phillimore reference: 21,5

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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.