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[East and West] Stour

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Known today as Stour / East Stour / West Stour.
  • Hundred: Gillingham
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 73 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 24 geld units (very large).

[East and West] Stour appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 7 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £8. Value to lord c. 1070 £9.
  • Households: 12 villagers. 12 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 9 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 4.5 lord's lands. Meadow 20 acres. Woodland 1.5 * 0.5 leagues. 1 mill, value 0.41.
  • Lord in 1066: Alfred.
  • Lord in 1086: Roger of Beaumont.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Beaumont.
  • Phillimore reference: 28,1

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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.