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Gomshall

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  • Hundred: Blackheath
  • County: Surrey
  • Total population: 44 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 20 exemption units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 20 exemption units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £15. Value to lord in 1086 £20. Value to lord c. 1070 £10.
  • Households: 30 villagers. 8 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 20 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 18 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 3 acres. Woodland 30 swine render. 1 mill, value 0.16.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Harold.
  • Lords in 1086: Bishop Odo of Bayeux; King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,11

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