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Place: Westbury

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  • Hundred: Westbury
  • County: Wiltshire
  • Total population: 170 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 44.5 geld units (very large).

Westbury appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Westbury.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 40 geld units. Payments of 1.0 rent.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £102.5.
  • Households: 38 villagers. 23 smallholders. 28 slaves. 1 priest. 56 other.
  • Ploughland: 47 ploughlands (land for). 14 lord's plough teams. 40 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 17.0 lord's lands. Meadow 80 acres. Pasture 3 * 3 leagues. Woodland 3 * 0.5 leagues. 6 mills, value 3.52. 1 church. 1.5 church lands.
  • Lord in 1066: Queen Edith.
  • Lords in 1086: King William; William Shield.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,16

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