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Place: Astley

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  • Hundred: Doddingtree
  • County: Worcestershire
  • Total population: 45 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 6 exemption units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6 exemption units. Taxed on 2.0. Payments of 0.26 salt-houses.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £10. Value to lord in 1086 £8.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 14 villagers. 18 smallholders. 7 slaves. 2 free men. 1 priest. 1 riders. 2 burgesses.
  • Ploughland: 5 lord's plough teams. 18.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Woodland 1 * 0.5 leagues. 4 mills, value 1.5. 1 salthouse. 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: Ernsi son of Aldgyth.
  • Lords in 1086: Evreux Saint-Taurin, abbey of; Urso of Abetot.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ralph of Tosny.
  • Phillimore reference: 15,9

AboutContact ❧ Site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer, University of Hull.