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Bosham

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  • Hundred: Bosham
  • Area: Chichester
  • County: Sussex / Hampshire
  • Total population: 150.5 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 32.5 adjusted units; 56.5 exemption units (very large).

Bosham appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 56.5 exemption units. Taxed on 38.0. Payments of 0.8 fisheries; urban.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £40. Value to lord in 1086 £40. Value to lord c. 1070 £40.
  • Households: 39 villagers. 51 smallholders. 17 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 7 lord's plough teams. 19 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Woodland 6 swine render. 8 mills, value 3.87. 2 fisheries. 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Godwin.
  • Lords in 1086: Engelhere; King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,1

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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.