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Fawton

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  • Hundred: Fawton
  • County: Cornwall
  • Total population: 70 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2 exemption units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 exemption units. Taxed on 1.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £16.9. Value to lord c. 1070 £8.
  • Households: 30 villagers. 20 smallholders. 20 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 30 ploughlands (land for). 6 lord's plough teams. 15 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1.0 lord's lands. Pasture 7 * 4 leagues None. Woodland 200 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 23 cattle. 7 pigs. 287 sheep. 15 goats. 33 .
  • Lord in 1066: Merleswein (the sheriff).
  • Lord in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,1,1

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