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Launceston

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  • Hundred: Rillaton
  • County: Cornwall
  • Total population: 17 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 1 exemption units (very small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 exemption units. Taxed on 0.25.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £4. Value to lord c. 1070 £20.
  • Households: 1 villager. 13 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Pasture 40 acres. 2 mills, value 2.0.
  • Livestock in 1086: 5 cattle. 50 sheep.
  • Lord in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,1,22

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