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Place: [Great and Little] Somerford

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  • Hundred: Startley
  • County: Wiltshire
  • Total population: 80 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 14.6 geld units (very large).

[Great and Little] Somerford appears in 8 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units. Payments of 0.05 rent.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £5. Value to lord c. 1070 £3.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 5 smallholders. 3 slaves. 12 other population. 1 burgess.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.0 lord's lands. Meadow 40 acres. Woodland 8 acres. 1 mill, value 1.0.
  • Lord in 1066: Alward.
  • Overlord in 1066: Malmesbury St Mary, abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Gunfrid.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Malmesbury St Mary, abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 8,3

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