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[Higher and Lower] Whitley

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Known today as Whitley / Higher Whitley / Lower Whitley.
  • Hundred: Bucklow
  • County: Cheshire
  • Total population: 1 household (very small).
  • Total tax assessed: 2 geld units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £0.3.
  • Households: 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 1 acres. Woodland 1 * 0.5 leagues.
  • Lord in 1066: Leofnoth <of Caldy>.
  • Lords in 1086: Odard <of Aston>; Payne.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William son of Nigel.
  • Phillimore reference: 9,26

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