Domesday Entry

 

The Domesday Book Entry for Sutton

  • Hundred: Bassetlaw
  • County: Nottinghamshire
  • Total population: 6.7 households (quite small)
  • Total tax assessed: 0.6 geld units (very small)
  • Head of manor: Sutton by Retford I
  • Value: Taxable value 1.8 geld units. Value to lord in 1066 £8. Value to lord in 1086 £8
  • Households: 14 villagers. 6 smallholders
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord’s plough teams. 6 men’s plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 7 acres. Woodland 0.5 leagues & 8 furlongs * 8.5 furlongs mixed measures.
  • Lord in 1066: York, St Peter, archbishop of.
  • Lord in 1086: York St Peter, archbishop of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: York St Peter, archbishop of.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Lound; Scrooby; Sutton [-cum-Lound].
  • Phillimore reference: 5,7