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Compton [Valence]

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  • Hundred: Tollerford
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 25 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 10 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £20. Value to lord c. 1070 £20.
  • Households: 10 villagers. 12 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 8 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 32 acres. Pasture 18 furlongs * 1 league mixed measures.
  • Lord in 1066: Bondi (the constable).
  • Lord in 1086: Hugh of Port.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Hugh of Port.
  • Phillimore reference: 51,1

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