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[Little] Kington and Kington [Magna]

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Known today as Kington / Little Kington / Kington Magna.
  • Hundred: Gillingham
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 27 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 13 geld units (very large).

[Little] Kington and Kington [Magna] appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.5.
  • Households: 7 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 1.5 lord's plough teams. 0.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 8 acres. Pasture 4 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Leofgeat.
  • Lord in 1086: Ranulf.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Waleran the hunter.
  • Phillimore reference: 40,2

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