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Benham

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  • Hundred: Kintbury
  • County: Berkshire
  • Total population: 23 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 7 exemption units; 2 geld units (very large).

Benham appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units. Taxed on 2.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1.5. Value to lord in 1086 £1.5.
  • Households: 5 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for).
  • Other resources: Meadow 20 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Edith.
  • Lord in 1086: Walter of Rivers.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Abingdon (St Mary), abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 7,16

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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.