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Place: Thornton

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  • Hundred: Horncastle
  • Area: Lindsey South Riding
  • County: Lincolnshire
  • Total population: 19 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 3 geld units (medium).
  • Head of manor: Thornton.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £5. Value to lord in 1086 £4.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 5 smallholders. 9 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 80 acres. Woodland 350 acres. 2 mills, value 1.0.
  • Lord in 1066: Aki son of Siward.
  • Lord in 1086: Robert the bursar.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Robert the bursar.
  • Phillimore reference: 38,1

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