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[Higher and Lower] Penwortham

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Known today as Penwortham / Higher Penwortham / Lower Penwortham.
  • Hundred: Leyland
  • Area: South Lancashire
  • County: Cheshire
  • Total population: 21 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2 geld units (quite small).
  • Head of manor: Leyland I.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.0. Value to lord in 1086 £3.
  • Households: 8 villagers. 4 other population. 3 riders. 6 burgesses.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.5 fisheries.
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Roger of Poitou.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Poitou.
  • Phillimore reference: R6,5

AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.