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Kennett

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  • Hundred: Staploe
  • County: Cambridgeshire
  • Total population: 24 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3.5 exemption units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3.5 exemption units. Taxed on 2.5.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £12. Value to lord in 1086 £12. Value to lord c. 1070 £9.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 5 smallholders. 12 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 5 lord's plough teams. 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 2 ploughs. 1 mill.
  • Lords in 1066: Godric; Toki <of Walton>.
  • Overlords in 1066: King Edward; Toki <of Walton>.
  • Lord in 1086: Nicholas (of Kennett).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Warenne.
  • Phillimore reference: 18,8

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