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Place: Bessete

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  • Hundred: Neatham
  • County: Hampshire
  • Total population: 20 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.5 geld units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.5 geld units. Taxed on 2.5.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £3. Value to lord in 1086 £4. Value to lord c. 1070 £4.
  • Households: 14 villagers. 4 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 3 acres. Woodland 5 swine render. 1 mill, value 0.16.
  • Lords in 1066: Aelfric; Wulfward.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: William Mauduit.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William Mauduit.
  • Phillimore reference: 35,3

  • Lost, can only be located approximately.
AboutContact ❧ Site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer, University of Hull.