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Lessland

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  • Hundred: Bowcombe
  • Area: Isle of Wight
  • County: Hampshire
  • Total population: 5 households (very small).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.4 geld units; 1.1 exemption units (quite small).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.1 exemption units. Taxed on 0.62.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £1.
  • Households: 4 villagers.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 2.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 5 acres.
  • Lords in 1066: Almer; Godman; Swarting; Woodman; Wulfnoth.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,W8

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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.