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[Great and Little] Purston

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Known today as Purston / Great Purston / Little Purston.
  • Hundred: Sutton
  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Total population: 7 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.2 geld units (quite small).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Kings Sutton.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.5. Value to lord in 1086 £0.5.
  • Households: 1 smallholder.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for).
  • Other resources: Meadow 2 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Alric.
  • Lord in 1086: William (of Keynes).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 18,61

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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.