The first free online copy of Domesday Book

Walkern

Tweet Like on Facebook
  • Hundred: Broadwater
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 33 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 10 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £16. Value to lord in 1086 £10. Value to lord c. 1070 £8.
  • Households: 14 villagers. 6 smallholders. 4 slaves. 1 priest. 8 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 12 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 2 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 8 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 5.0 lord's lands. Woodland 200 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Alwin Horne.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Deormann (of London).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Deormann (of London).
  • Phillimore reference: 42,2

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