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[Lower and Upper] Widhill

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Known today as Widhill / Lower Widhill / Upper Widhill.
  • Hundred: Cricklade
  • County: Wiltshire
  • Total population: 14 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 geld units (very large).

[Lower and Upper] Widhill appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 4 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 4.0 lord's lands. Meadow 30 acres. Pasture 30 acres. 1 mill, value 0.1.
  • Lord in 1066: Karli <of Norton>.
  • Lord in 1086: Gunfrid.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Alfred of Marlborough.
  • Phillimore reference: 26,10

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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.