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Holywell

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  • Hundred: Hurstingstone
  • County: Huntingdonshire
  • Total population: 33 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 9 exemption units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 9 exemption units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £8. Value to lord in 1086 £8.5.
  • Households: 26 villagers. 6 smallholders. 1 priest.
  • Ploughland: 9 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.0 new lands. Meadow 30 acres. Woodland 1 league & 4 furlongs * 1 league mixed measures. 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: Ramsey (St Benedict), abbey of.
  • Lords in 1086: Alwold; Ramsey (St Benedict), abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ramsey (St Benedict), abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 6,6

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