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Place: Wedmore

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  • Hundred: Bempstone
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 88.5 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 11 exemption units; 0.1 never assessed units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 11 exemption units. Taxed on 10.0. Payments of 0.5 fisheries.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £17. Value to lord c. 1070 £20.
  • Households: 13 villagers. 14 smallholders. 4 slaves. 18 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 36 ploughlands (land for). 4 lord's plough teams. 9 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 4.75 lord's lands. Meadow 70 acres. Pasture 1 * 1 leagues. Woodland 50 acres. 2 fisheries.
  • Livestock in 1086: 17 cattle. 3 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Wells St Andrew, bishop of.
  • Lord in 1086: Wells St Andrew, bishop of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Wells St Andrew, bishop of.
  • Phillimore reference: 6,15

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