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Place: Orcheston

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  • Hundred: Dolesfield
  • County: Wiltshire
  • Total population: 30 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 15 geld units (very large).

Orcheston appears in 4 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £5. Value to lord c. 1070 £4.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 3 slaves. 5 cottagers. 3 other population.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 1.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 4.0 lord's lands. Pasture 3 * 1 furlongs.
  • Lord in 1066: Thrasemund of Manston.
  • Lord in 1086: Osbern Giffard.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Osbern Giffard.
  • Phillimore reference: 48,7

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