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Stevenage

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  • Hundred: Broadwater
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 28 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 8 geld units (very large).
  • Head of manor: Stevenage I.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £13. Value to lord in 1086 £12. Value to lord c. 1070 £12.
  • Households: 16 villagers. 8 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 7 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 4.0 lord's lands. Woodland 50 pigs.
  • 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: 9,5

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