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Place: Afton

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  • Hundred: Bowcombe
  • Area: Isle of Wight
  • County: Hampshire
  • Total population: 34 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 4 exemption units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4 exemption units. Taxed on 2.75.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £10. Value to lord in 1086 £8. Value to lord c. 1070 £8.
  • Households: 14 villagers. 8 smallholders. 12 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 8 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 6 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Tosti.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: IoW1,3

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