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Preston

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  • Hundred: Bowcombe
  • Area: Isle of Wight
  • County: Hampshire
  • Total population: 8 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.4 geld units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.4 geld units. Taxed on 2.37.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £1.
  • Households: 8 villagers.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for). 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. Woodland 1 swine render. 1 fishery.
  • Lord in 1066: Tovi.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: William son of Stur.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William son of Stur.
  • Phillimore reference: IoW6,19

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