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Place: Alford

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  • Hundred: Blachethorna
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 18 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £4. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 4 smallholders. 3 slaves. 4 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.75 lord's lands. Meadow 50 acres. 1 mill, value 0.35.
  • Livestock in 1086: 20 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Godric.
  • Lord in 1086: Ansger the Breton.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 19,65

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