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Sparsholt

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  • Hundred: Wantage
  • County: Berkshire
  • Total population: 74 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 6.3 geld units; 16 exemption units (very large).

Sparsholt appears in 4 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.5 geld units. Taxed on 1.5.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £1.5.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 4 slaves. 2 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for).
  • Lord in 1066: Godric (the sheriff).
  • Lord in 1086: Fulcard <of Sparsholt>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Henry of Ferrers.
  • Phillimore reference: 21,12

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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.