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Anstey

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  • Hundred: Edwinstree
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 35 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.5 geld units (quite large).

Anstey 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 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.5.
  • Households: 4 smallholders. 1 slave. 4 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 1.5 ploughlands (land for).
  • Other resources: Meadow 0.5 ploughs. Woodland 12 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Alward (the noble).
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Algar.
  • Lord in 1086: Payne (the steward).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Hardwin of Scales.
  • Phillimore reference: 37,20

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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.