Hereford
Community ID
 
2789
 
Date Founded
 
1000 or after
 
Date Terminated
 
1066 or after
 
Assets/Property
 

The nuns held two hides of land at Withington. They also controlled three and a half ploughs and held a fourteen acre meadow. It was valued at 6 pounds 5s (Domesday Book: a survey of the counties of England, vol. 1 fo 181 vb (Hereford, 2, 17)).

 
Published Primary Sources
 

Domesday Book: a survey of the counties of England, vol. 1 fo 181 vb (Hereford, 2, 17)

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

It is not clear whether these women were vowesses living in the city near the cathedral church or vowesses living at Withington. Sarah Foot favors the idea that the women were vowesses (Veiled Women, vol. 1, 62).

 
Contributors
 
Ruth Robbins
 
Date Started
 
1000
 
Date Finished
 
1066