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Avon

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  • Hundred: Shirley
  • County: Hampshire
  • Total population: 21 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 8 exemption units; 1 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units. Taxed on 1.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1.3. Value to lord in 1086 £0.8. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.8.
  • Households: 2 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for). 1 lord's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 13 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Ketil (the steersman).
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: William of Anneville.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Roger (of Shrewsbury).
  • Phillimore reference: 21,4
  • Waste in 1086: Partial

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