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Place: Fifehead [Magdalen]

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  • Hundred: Gillingham
  • County: Dorset
  • 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 £7. Value to lord c. 1070 £7.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 4 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 30 acres. Woodland 4 * 2 furlongs. 2 mills, value 1.12.
  • Lord in 1066: Ednoth the constable.
  • Lord in 1086: Gilbert the hunter.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Hugh of Chester.
  • Phillimore reference: 27,1

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