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Newsells

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  • Hundred: Edwinstree
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 44 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.1 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5.1 geld units. Payments of 0.00417 .
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £12. Value to lord in 1086 £18. Value to lord c. 1070 £6.
  • Households: 10 villagers. 6 smallholders. 21 slaves. 7 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 14 ploughlands (land for). 5 lord's plough teams. 9 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.12 lord's lands. Meadow 1 ploughs. Woodland 100 pigs.
  • Lords in 1066: Aldred, a royal thane; Freeman, one.
  • Overlords in 1066: Aldred, a royal thane; Earl Algar; King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Eudo the steward.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Eudo the steward.
  • Phillimore reference: 31,7

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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.