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[Great and Little] Cumberwell

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Known today as Cumberwell / Great Cumberwell / Little Cumberwell.
  • Hundred: Bradford
  • County: Wiltshire
  • Total population: 7 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 4 geld units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £3.4.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 4 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. Woodland 5 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Leofnoth.
  • Lords in 1086: Payne <of Compton>; King William; Englishman, one.
  • Tenants-in-chief in 1086: Humphrey de l'Isle; King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 27,5
  • Waste in 1086: Partial

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