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Farway

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  • Hundred: Colyton
  • County: Devon
  • Total population: 20 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.8 geld units (very small).

Farway appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 3 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.12 lord's lands. Meadow 5 acres. Woodland 20 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 12 cattle. 20 sheep. 30 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Kenias.
  • Lord in 1086: Ludo (of Vred).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Gotshelm (brother of Walter of Claville).
  • Phillimore reference: 25,23

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