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Weare and [Lower] Weare

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Known today as Weare / Lower Weare.
  • Hundred: Bempstone
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 15 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 6 exemption units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6 exemption units. Taxed on 5.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £5. Value to lord c. 1070 £10.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 8 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 8 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.5 lord's lands. Meadow 32 acres. 2 mills, value 2.1.
  • Livestock in 1086: 18 cattle. 5 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Alwaker (father of Aelfric).
  • Lord in 1086: Walter of Douai.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Walter of Douai.
  • Phillimore reference: 24,9

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