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Penpell

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  • Hundred: Tybesta
  • County: Cornwall
  • Total population: 6 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.5 exemption units (very small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.5 exemption units. Taxed on 0.25.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £0.3. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.5.
  • Households: 4 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.12 lord's lands. Pasture 60 acres. Woodland 2 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 20 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Brictric.
  • Lord in 1086: Hamelin (of Cornwall).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,5,15

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