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Place: Portbury

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  • Hundred: Portbury
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 50 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 8 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £15. Value to lord c. 1070 £15.
  • Households: 20 villagers. 17 smallholders. 13 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 18 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 16 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1.25 lord's lands. Meadow 150 acres. Pasture 17 * 2 furlongs. Woodland 1 league * 5 furlongs mixed measures. 2 mills, value 0.3.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 15 cattle. 18 pigs. 216 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Godwin.
  • Lord in 1086: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,33

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