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Drayton

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  • Hundred: Sutton
  • County: Berkshire
  • Total population: 10 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.5 exemption units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 exemption units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2.5. Value to lord in 1086 £2.5.
  • Households: 4 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 1.5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 13 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Ednoth (the constable).
  • Overlord in 1066: (Earl) Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: William (son of Nigel).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Hugh (of Chester).
  • Phillimore reference: 18,1

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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.