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Oundle

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  • Hundred: Polebrook
  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Total population: 36 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 6 geld units (quite large).
  • Head of manor: Oundle.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6 geld units. Payments of 2.25 miscellaneous.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.3. Value to lord in 1086 £11.
  • Households: 23 villagers. 10 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 9 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 9 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 50 acres. Woodland 3 * 2 leagues. 1 mill, value 1.0.
  • Lord in 1066: Peterborough (St Peter), abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Peterborough (St Peter), abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Peterborough (St Peter), abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 6,10a

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