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Place: Bideford

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  • Hundred: Merton
  • County: Devon
  • Total population: 52 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3 geld units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units. Payments of 1.25 fisheries.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £16.
  • Households: 30 villagers. 8 smallholders. 14 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 26 ploughlands (land for). 4 lord's plough teams. 20 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.5 lord's lands. Meadow 10 acres. Pasture 20 acres. Woodland 150 acres. 1 fishery.
  • Livestock in 1086: 18 cattle. 300 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Brictric son of Algar.
  • Lord in 1086: Gotshelm brother of Walter of Claville.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,60

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