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Lilley

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  • Hundred: Hitchin
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 36 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units. Payments of 0.01 miscellaneous.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £7. Value to lord in 1086 £5. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 19 villagers. 6 smallholders. 6 slaves. 1 priest. 4 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 9 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.0 lord's lands. Woodland 6 pigs.
  • Lords in 1066: Leofeva; Freeman, one.
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: Geoffrey of Bec.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Geoffrey of Bec.
  • Phillimore reference: 34,12

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