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Compton

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  • Hundred: Nakedthorn
  • County: Berkshire
  • Total population: 39 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.8 unchanged units; 5 exemption units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.8 unchanged units. Taxed on 2.75.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £8. Value to lord c. 1070 £6.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 12 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 8 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. Woodland 3 swine render.
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lords in 1086: Henry of Ferrers; King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,25

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