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Place: Anstey

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  • Hundred: Edwinstree
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 35 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.5 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £15. Value to lord in 1086 £14. Value to lord c. 1070 £14.
  • Households: 8 villagers. 6 smallholders. 6 slaves. 1 priest. 5 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 1 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.0 lord's lands. Meadow 0.5 ploughs. Woodland 50 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Alward the noble.
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: Count Eustace of Boulogne.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Eustace of Boulogne.
  • Phillimore reference: 17,3

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