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Welton

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  • Hundred: Lawress
  • Area: Lindsey West Riding
  • County: Lincolnshire
  • Total population: 52 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 12 geld units (very large).
  • Head of manor: Welton.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 12 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £16. Value to lord in 1086 £11.
  • Households: 4 smallholders. 48 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 16 ploughlands (land for). 5 lord's plough teams. 11 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 150 acres. Woodland 40 acres. 5 mills, value 2.0.
  • Lord in 1066: Swein (son of Svavi).
  • Lord in 1086: Lincoln (St Mary), canons of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Lincoln (St Mary), bishop of.
  • Phillimore reference: 7,8

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