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[Great] Gaddesden

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  • Hundred: Danish
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 27 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 6 exemption units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6 exemption units. Taxed on 3.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £25. Value to lord in 1086 £22. Value to lord c. 1070 £20.
  • Households: 15 villagers. 2 smallholders. 8 slaves. 1 priest. 1 cottager.
  • Ploughland: 12 ploughlands (land for). 4 lord's plough teams. 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.0 lord's lands. Meadow 1.5 ploughs. Woodland 500 pigs. 1 mill, value 0.25.
  • Lord in 1066: Wulfwynn (of Creslow).
  • Overlord in 1066: St Albans, abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Edward of Salisbury.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Edward of Salisbury.
  • Phillimore reference: 32,1

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