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Purley

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  • Hundred: Reading
  • County: Berkshire
  • Total population: 16 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.5 geld units; 4.5 exemption units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.5 geld units. Taxed on 0.5.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £2.5.
  • Households: 1 villager. 3 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 5 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Theodric the goldsmith.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Theodric the goldsmith.
  • Phillimore reference: 63,4

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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.