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Wey

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Known today as Wey / Broadwey / Upwey / Weymouth / Waia.
  • Hundred: Cullifordtree
  • County: Dorset
  • Total population: 47 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 26 geld units (very large).

Wey appears in 8 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1.5.
  • Households: 2 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for).
  • Other resources: Pasture 5 furlongs.
  • Lord in 1066: Alwin.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,22

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  • No longer exists as a named location, but can be identified on the ground.
AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.