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Frome

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Known today as Frome.
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 47 households (very large).
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £100.
  • Households: 114 villagers. 89 smallholders. 20 slaves. 12 freedmen.
  • Ploughland: 56 ploughlands (land for). 7 lord's plough teams. 49 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 160 acres. Pasture 2 * 1 leagues. Woodland 4 * 1 leagues. 12 mills, value 6.25.
  • Livestock in 1086: 5 cobs. 20 cattle. 72 pigs. 800 sheep. 40 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Sutton [Poyntz]; Dorchester; Fordington; Gillingham; Frome.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,4

Unknown location
  • No longer exists as a named location, but can be identified on the ground.
AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.