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[West] Bedfont

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  • Hundred: Spelthorne
  • County: Middlesex
  • Total population: 11 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 8 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £3.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 1 smallholder. 2 slaves. 1 priest. 1 cottager.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 0.25 ploughs. 0.25 church lands.
  • Lords in 1066: Brictmer (son of Queneva); Freemen, two.
  • Overlords in 1066: Azur (son of Toti); Earl Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: Walter of Mucedent.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Walter son of Other.
  • Phillimore reference: 11,3

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