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Place: Orchardleigh

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  • Hundred: Frome
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 14 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £4. Value to lord c. 1070 £4.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 9 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.0 lord's lands. Meadow 24 acres. Woodland 6 * 2 furlongs. 1 mill, value 0.62.
  • Livestock in 1086: 3 cobs. 14 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: thanes, three.
  • Lord in 1086: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,52

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