The first free online copy of Domesday Book
Find Domesday places near:   

Place: Wraxall

Email Tweet Like on Facebook
  • Hundred: Portbury
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 73 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 21 geld units (very large).
  • Head of manor: Wraxall.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 21 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £18. Value to lord c. 1070 £17.5.
  • Households: 37 villagers. 34 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 27 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 25 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 7.5 lord's lands. Meadow 150 acres. Pasture 2 leagues * 7 furlongs mixed measures. Woodland 150 acres. 2 mills, value 0.62.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 24 cattle. 19 pigs. 172 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Aelfric; thane, one.
  • Lords in 1086: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances; man-at-arms, one.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,40

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