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[East and West] Leigh

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Known today as Leigh / East Leigh / West Leigh.
  • Hundred: Alleriga
  • County: Devon
  • Total population: 37 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.3 geld units (quite small).

[East and West] Leigh appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £0.8. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.8.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 3 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.25 lord's lands. Pasture 10 acres. Woodland 1 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 8 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Osmer <of Leigh>.
  • Lord in 1086: William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Iudhael of Totnes.
  • Phillimore reference: 17,50

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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.