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RANDOM ENTRY: STEDHAM, Sussex

  • Hundred: Easebourne
  • Area: Chichester
  • County: Sussex
  • Total population: 49 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessment: 14 geld units (very large).
  • Value: Taxable value 14 geld units. Value to lord in 1066 £15. Value to lord in 1086 £12. Value to lord c. 1070 £8. Taxed on 14.0. Payments of 0.35 miscellaneous units.
  • Households: 23 villagers. 16 smallholders. 10 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 15 ploughlands (land for). 4 lord's plough teams. 10 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. Woodland 40 swine render. 3 mills, value 1.5. 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: Edeva the fair.
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Godwin.
  • Lords in 1086: Robert son of Theobald; Frenchman, one.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Roger of Shrewsbury.
AboutContact ❧ Site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer, University of Hull.