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Somerby

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  • Hundred: Yarborough
  • Area: Lindsey North Riding
  • County: Lincolnshire
  • Total population: 21.4 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3.3 geld units (medium).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Burnham.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.5 geld units.
  • Households: 14 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 80 acres. Woodland 20 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Salecoc.
  • Lord in 1086: William of Percy.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Percy.
  • Phillimore reference: 22,38

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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.