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Betchworth

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  • Hundred: Wotton
  • County: Surrey
  • Total population: 32 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 18.6 exemption units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6 exemption units. Taxed on 2.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £9. Value to lord in 1086 £8. Value to lord c. 1070 £9.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 10 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 7 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 3 acres. Pasture 6 grazing for pigs. Woodland 80 swine render. 1 mill, value 0.5. 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: Cola.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Richard son of (Count) Gilbert.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Richard son of (Count) Gilbert.
  • Phillimore reference: 19,47

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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.