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Merston

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  • Hundred: Bowcombe
  • Area: Isle of Wight
  • County: Hampshire
  • Total population: 6 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.5 geld units (very small).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £1.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 1 smallholder. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: William son of Stur.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William son of Stur.
  • Phillimore reference: IoW6,21

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