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Orwell Bury

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  • Hundred: Odsey
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 8 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.0 geld units (quite small).

Orwell Bury appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.8. Value to lord in 1086 £0.8. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.8.
  • Households: 2 villagers.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for).
  • Lord in 1066: men, three.
  • Overlord in 1066: Archbishop Stigand.
  • Lord in 1086: Osbern.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Odo of Bayeux.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,15

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