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Leigh

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  • Hundred: Badbury
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 3 households (very small).
  • Total tax assessed: 1 geld units (very small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.7.
  • Households: 3 villagers.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for). 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 2 acres. Woodland 1 furlong * 5 rods mixed measures.
  • Lord in 1066: thanes, two.
  • Lord in 1086: Robert son of Gerald.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Robert son of Gerald.
  • Phillimore reference: 30,2

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