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Hambleden

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  • Hundred: Desborough
  • County: Buckinghamshire
  • Total population: 68 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 20 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 20 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £16. Value to lord in 1086 £35. Value to lord c. 1070 £15.
  • Households: 50 villagers. 9 smallholders. 9 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 30 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 27 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 5.0 lord's lands. Meadow 8 ploughs. Woodland 700 pigs. 1 mill, value 1.0. 1 fishery.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Algar.
  • Lord in 1086: Queen Matilda.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Queen Matilda.
  • Phillimore reference: 52,2

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