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Wroxall

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  • Hundred: Bowcombe
  • Area: Isle of Wight
  • County: Hampshire
  • Total population: 51 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 exemption units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 exemption units. Taxed on 2.5.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £27. Value to lord in 1086 £20. Value to lord c. 1070 £20.
  • Households: 10 villagers. 24 smallholders. 17 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 4 lord's plough teams. 7 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 3 acres. Woodland 1 swine render. 2 mills, value 1.0.
  • Lord in 1066: Countess Gytha (of Wessex).
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Godwin.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,W14

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