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Wheathampstead

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  • Hundred: Danish
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 37 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 10 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £30. Value to lord in 1086 £16. Value to lord c. 1070 £16.
  • Households: 15 villagers. 12 smallholders. 1 priest. 9 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 2 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 5.0 lord's lands. Meadow 4 ploughs. Woodland 400 pigs. 4 mills, value 1.0.
  • Lord in 1066: Westminster (St Peter), abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Westminster (St Peter), abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Westminster (St Peter), abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 9,1

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