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Worplesdon

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  • Hundred: Woking
  • County: Surrey
  • Total population: 22 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 8 exemption units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8 exemption units. Taxed on 6.5.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £10. Value to lord in 1086 £10. Value to lord c. 1070 £10.
  • Households: 16 villagers. 5 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 7 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 8 acres. Woodland 60 swine render. 1 mill, value 0.12. 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: Osmund <of Eaton>.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lords in 1086: Turold (nephew of Wigot); men-at-arms, two.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Roger (of Shrewsbury).
  • Phillimore reference: 18,3

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