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Freshwater

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  • Hundred: Bowcombe
  • Area: Isle of Wight
  • County: Hampshire
  • Total population: 38 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 1 geld units; 15 exemption units (very large).

Freshwater 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 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 3 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for). 1 lord's plough teams.
  • Lord in 1066: (Earl) Tosti's reeve.
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Tosti.
  • Lord in 1086: Roger.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William son of Azur.
  • Phillimore reference: IoW7,22

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