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Kimpton

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  • Hundred: Hitchin
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 24 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 4 geld units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £15. Value to lord in 1086 £12. Value to lord c. 1070 £12.
  • Households: 12 villagers. 2 smallholders. 5 slaves. 3 cottagers. 2 Frenchmen.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 1 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 7 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 0.75 ploughs. Woodland 800 pigs. 1 mill, value 0.4.
  • Lord in 1066: Countess Aelfeva.
  • Lord in 1086: Ralph.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Odo of Bayeux.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,24

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