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  • Hundred: Haverstoe
  • Area: Lindsey North Riding
  • County: Lincolnshire
  • Total population: 29 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3 geld units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £3.5. Value to lord in 1086 £4.
  • Households: 12 villagers. 4 smallholders. 13 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 1.5 lord's plough teams. 3.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 51 acres.
  • Lords in 1066: Aethelstan (son of Godram); Leofsi; Spillir.
  • Lord in 1086: Wimund.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Alan (of Brittany).
  • Phillimore reference: 12,20

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