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Westmill

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  • Hundred: Braughing
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 80 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 12 geld units (very large).

Westmill appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4.8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £14. Value to lord in 1086 £12. Value to lord c. 1070 £10.
  • Households: 14 villagers. 9 smallholders. 2 slaves. 3 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 1 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 7 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 2 ploughs. Woodland 60 pigs. 1 mill, value 0.5.
  • Lords in 1066: Saxi, a royal Guard; Freeman, one.
  • Overlords in 1066: King Edward; Eskil of Ware.
  • Lord in 1086: Roger (of Gloucester).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ralph of Tosny.
  • Phillimore reference: 22,2

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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.