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Place: [Great] Shefford

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  • Hundred: Eagle
  • County: Berkshire
  • Total population: 39 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 20 exemption units; 3 geld units (very large).

[Great] Shefford appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 20 exemption units. Taxed on 7.01.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £12.
  • Households: 15 villagers. 8 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 6 acres. Woodland 30 swine render. 1 mill, value 0.5.
  • Lord in 1066: Wulfeva Beteslau.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Hugh of Port.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Hugh of Port.
  • Phillimore reference: 52,1

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