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Place: Compton [Dando]

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  • Hundred: Keynsham
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 26 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 10 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £10. Value to lord c. 1070 £10.
  • Households: 16 villagers. 6 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 14 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.75 lord's lands. Meadow 15 acres. Pasture 100 acres. Woodland 15 acres. 2 mills, value 1.25.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 16 cattle. 14 pigs. 120 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Edric the noble.
  • Lord in 1086: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,39

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