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Silchester

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  • Hundred: Holdshott
  • County: Hampshire
  • Total population: 39 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units; 5 exemption units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 exemption units. Taxed on 3.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £5. Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £3.
  • Households: 9 villagers. 13 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 6 acres. Woodland 20 swine render.
  • Lord in 1066: Cypping (of Worthy).
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: Ralph of Mortimer.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ralph of Mortimer.
  • Phillimore reference: 29,14

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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.