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Sherborne [St John]

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  • Hundred: Basingstoke
  • County: Hampshire
  • Total population: 40 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 exemption units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 10 exemption units. Taxed on 7.0. Payments of 1.0 miscellaneous.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £10. Value to lord in 1086 £15. Value to lord c. 1070 £10.
  • Households: 16 villagers. 19 smallholders. 5 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 20 acres. 3 mills, value 1.37. 1 church. 0.5 church lands.
  • Lord in 1066: Wulfeva (Beteslau).
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Hugh of Port.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Hugh of Port.
  • Phillimore reference: 23,4

AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.