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Wellbury

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  • Hundred: Hitchin
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 4 households (very small).
  • Total tax assessed: 1 geld units (very small).
  • Head of manor: Hitchin.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £3. Value to lord in 1086 £1.3. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 4 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 2 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 1 men's plough teams.
  • Lord in 1066: Leofeva.
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: Freeman, one.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,12

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