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Place: Swerford

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  • Hundred: Shipton
  • County: Oxfordshire
  • Total population: 16 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £5. Value to lord in 1086 £5.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 6 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 8 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 12 acres. Pasture 12 acres. 1 mill, value 0.3.
  • Lord in 1086: Robert d'Oilly.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl William son of Osbern.
  • Phillimore reference: 59,20

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