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Dowsby

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  • Hundred: Aveland
  • Area: Kesteven
  • County: Lincolnshire
  • Total population: 22 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 9 geld units (very large).

Dowsby appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Dowsby.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £3. Value to lord in 1086 £4.
  • Households: 9 villagers. 3 smallholders. 1 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 32 acres. Woodland 20 acres. 1 mill, value 1.5.
  • Lord in 1066: Healfdene (son of Topi).
  • Lord in 1086: Hugh.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: York (St Peter), archbishop of.
  • Phillimore reference: 2,29

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