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Yelden

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  • Hundred: Stodden
  • County: Bedfordshire
  • Total population: 31 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 10 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £8. Value to lord in 1086 £9. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 17 villagers. 12 smallholders. 1 slave. 1 men-at-arms.
  • Ploughland: 15 ploughlands (land for). 4 lord's plough teams. 11 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 ploughs. Woodland 20 pigs.
  • Lords in 1066: Burgred (father of Edwin); Freemen, five.
  • Lord in 1086: Geoffrey of Trelly.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances.
  • Phillimore reference: 3,4

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