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Place: Alston [Sutton]

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  • Hundred: Bempstone
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 10 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 4.5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £3.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 3 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.75 lord's lands. Meadow 15 acres. Woodland 20 acres.
  • Livestock in 1086: 23 cattle. 7 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: thanes, two.
  • Lord in 1086: Hubert.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Walter of Douai.
  • Phillimore reference: 24,14

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