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Benniworth

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  • Hundred: Wraggoe
  • Area: Lindsey South Riding
  • County: Lincolnshire
  • Total population: 54 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 6 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1.5. Value to lord in 1086 £3.5.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 2 smallholders. 6 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 3.5 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 1.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 60 acres. 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: Godwin.
  • Lord in 1086: Osbern the priest.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: York (St Peter), archbishop of.
  • Phillimore reference: 2,16

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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.