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[Great and Little] Amwell

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Known today as Amwell / Great Amwell / Little Amwell.
  • Hundred: Hertford
  • County: Hertfordshire / Essex
  • Total population: 85.5 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 19.9 geld units (very large).

[Great and Little] Amwell appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 14.5 geld units. Payments of 0.5 meadow, pasture, woodland.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £18. Value to lord in 1086 £14.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £12.
  • Households: 24 villagers. 7 smallholders. 2 slaves. 1 priest. 19 cottagers. 4 Frenchmen.
  • Ploughland: 16 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 2 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 8 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 7.0 lord's lands. Meadow 16 ploughs. Woodland 200 pigs. 1 mill, value 0.3.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: Ralph of LimÈsy.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ralph of LimÈsy.
  • Phillimore reference: 23,4

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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.