Doomsday Book Entries

Domesday Book – Broadwoodwidger references kindly provided by Rob Stratton

PLACE: BROADWOODWIDGER

Hundred: Lifton

Total population: 29 households (quite large).

Total tax assessed: 0.4 geld units (very small).

Taxable units: Taxable value 0.4 geld units.

Value: Value to lord in 1086 £4. Value to lord c.1070 £6.

Households: 10 villagers. 11 smallholders. 8 slaves.

Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 1.5 lord’s plough teams. 2.5 men’s plough teams.

Other resources: 0.12 lord’s lands. Meadow 50 acres. Pasture 1 league * 1 furlong mixed measures.

Woodland 1 league * 1 furlong mixed measures.

Livestock in 1086: 31 cattle. 4 pigs. 200 sheep. 8 goats.

Lord in 1066: Cynestan .

Lord in 1086: Nigel.

Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Iudhael of Totnes.

Phillimore reference: 17, 5

PLACE: NORTON

Hundred: Lifton

Total population: 1 households (medium).

Total tax assessed: 0.3 geld units (very small).

Taxable units: Taxable value 0.3 geld units.

Value: Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c.1070 £3.

Households: 7 villagers. 4 smallholders. 3 slaves.

Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord’s plough teams. 5 men’s plough teams.

Other resources: 0.06 lord’s lands. Meadow 70 acres. Pasture 0.5 league * 3 furlongs mixed measures.

Woodland 3*1 furlongs.

Livestock in 1086: 17 cattle. 40 sheep.

Lord in 1066: Brictric.

Lord in 1086: William.

Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Iudhael of Totnes.

Phillimore reference: 17, 61

PLACE: MOOR

Hundred: Lifton

Total population: 15 households (medium).

Total tax assessed: 0.3 geld units (very small).

Taxable units: Taxable value 0.3 gelds units.

Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1.5. Value to lord c.1070 £2.

Households: 8 villagers. 6 slaves. 1 Cottagers.

Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord’s plough teams. 2 men’s plough teams.

Other resources: 0.08 lord’s lands. Meadow 40 acres. Pasture 1 league * 4 furlongs mixed measures.

Woodland 2 furlongs * 12 perches mixed measures.

Livestock in 1086: 7 cattle.

Lord in 1066: Aldred.

Lord in 1086: Nigel.

Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Iudhael of Totnes.

Phillimore reference: 17, 10

PLACE: DOWNICARY

Hundred: Lifton

County: Devon

Total population: 17 households (medium).

Total tax assessed: 0.4 geld units (very small).

Taxable units: Taxable value 0.4 geld units.

Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.5.

Households: 8 villagers. 3 slaves. 6 Cottagers.

Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord’s plough teams. 3.5 men’s plough teams.

Other resources: 0.12 lord’s lands. Meadow 40 acres. Pasture 2 * 1 furlongs. Woodland 20 acres.

Livestock in 1086: 8 cattle. 42 sheep. 20 goats.

Lord in 1066: Cynestan .

Lord in 1086: Waldin.

Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Iudhael of Totnes.

Phillimore reference: 17, 7

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