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Gatcombe

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  • Hundred: Bowcombe
  • Area: Isle of Wight
  • County: Hampshire
  • Total population: 27 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2 exemption units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 exemption units. Taxed on 1.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £6. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 15 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 26 acres. 1 mill, value 0.16.
  • Lord in 1066: brothers, three.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: William son of Stur.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William son of Stur.
  • Phillimore reference: IoW6,4

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