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[Higher and Lower] Sturthill

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Known today as Sturthill / Higher Sturthill / Lower Sturthill.
  • Hundred: Goderthorn
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 10 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £5. Value to lord c. 1070 £4.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 4 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 1.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.0 lord's lands. Meadow 27 acres. Pasture 4 * 1 furlongs. 1 mill, value 0.31.
  • Livestock in 1086: 17 cattle. 7 pigs. 8 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Aelfric.
  • Lord in 1086: William {of Daumeray}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Hugh son of Grip's wife (Hawise).
  • Phillimore reference: 55,19

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