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[East and West] Anstey

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Known today as Anstey / East Anstey / West Anstey.
  • Hundred: South Molton
  • County: Devon
  • Total population: 52 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.4 geld units (quite small).

[East and West] Anstey appears in 4 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.4 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.8.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.15 lord's lands. Meadow 1 acres. Pasture 1 * 0.5 leagues. Woodland 20 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 6 cattle. 4 pigs. 30 sheep. 16 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Algar.
  • Lord in 1086: Drogo {son of Mauger}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances.
  • Phillimore reference: 3,62

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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.