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Goviley [Major and Vean]

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Known today as Goviley / Goviley Major / Goviley Vean.
  • Hundred: Tybesta
  • County: Cornwall
  • Total population: 26 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 1 exemption units (very small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 exemption units. Taxed on 0.5.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 13 smallholders. 8 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.25 lord's lands. Pasture 100 acres. Woodland 5 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 9 cattle. 8 pigs. 232 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Godric.
  • Lord in 1086: Richard (son of Turolf).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,3,12

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