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Goscelm


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Discussion of the name

A provisional attempt has been made to identify the people recorded in Domesday Book who bore this name; however, the material remains to be checked and edited, and profiles of these people remain to be written.

Bibliography

Forms of the name

Spellings in Domesday Book: G, Go, Goscelm, Goscelmus

Forms in modern scholarship:

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Distribution map of property and lordships associated with this name in DB

List of property and lordships associated with this name in DB

Tenant-in-Chief 1086 demesne estates (no subtenants)

Shire Phil. ref. Vill TIC DB Spelling Holder 1066 Lord 1066 Tenant-in-Chief 1086 1086 subtenant Fiscal value 1066 value 1086 value TIC ID conf. Show on map
Cornwall 7,1 Pigsdon Goscelmus Wadel 'of Pigsdon' - Goscelm of Exeter of Exeter - 0.25 0.25 0.25 - Map
Devon 25,2 Huish Go Alwig 'of Huish' - Goscelm of Exeter - 0.13 0.25 0.25 - Map
Devon 25,5 Riddlecombe Go Ælfgar 'of Riddlecombe' - Goscelm of Exeter - 1.00 1.50 2.00 - Map
Devon 25,6 Loosedon Go Ælfric 'of Loosedon' - Goscelm of Exeter - 0.50 0.50 1.00 - Map
Devon 25,11 Goodcott Go Godgifu 'of Goodcott' - Goscelm of Exeter - 0.25 0.25 0.50 - Map
Devon 25,14 Awliscombe Go Chenias 'of Gittisham' - Goscelm of Exeter - 1.00 0.75 1.00 - Map
Devon 25,15 Gittisham Go Chenias 'of Gittisham' - Goscelm of Exeter - 4.50 3.00 3.00 - Map
Devon 25,16 Uplowman Go Alnoth 'of Uplowman' - Goscelm of Exeter - 0.50 1.00 1.50 - Map
Devon 25,17 Coombe Go Alnoth 'of Uplowman' - Goscelm of Exeter - 0.50 0.25 0.50 - Map
Devon 25,18 Loteland Go Sotmann 'of Loteland' - Goscelm of Exeter - 0.25 0.25 0.25 - Map
Devon 25,21 East Manley Go Alweard the stumpy - Goscelm of Exeter - 0.63 0.75 0.75 - Map
Devon 25,22 Whitnage Go Wulfmær 'of Whitnage' - Goscelm of Exeter - 1.00 0.75 0.75 - Map
Devon 25,27 Ulestanecote Go Wulfstan 'of Ulestanecote' Beorhtric son of Ælfgar Goscelm of Exeter - 0.25 0.50 0.50 - Map
Devon 25,28 Herstanhaia Goscelmus Cniht 'of Herstanhaia' - Goscelm of Exeter - 1.50 1.00 1.00 - Map
Dorset 8,1 Sturminster Newton Goscelmus Æthelnoth, abbot of Glastonbury - Goscelm the cook - 4.00 4.00 4.00 - Map
Total               16.26 15.00 17.25  

Tenant-in-Chief 1086 subtenanted estates

Shire Phil. ref. Vill TIC DB Spelling Holder 1066 Lord 1066 Tenant-in-Chief 1086 1086 subtenant Fiscal value 1066 value 1086 value TIC ID conf. Show on map
Devon 24,32 Virworthy Goscelmus Edwin 'of Virworthy' - Goscelm of Exeter Riculf 'of Virworthy' 0.13 0.38 0.50 - Map
Devon 25,1 Villavin Goscelmus Eadlufu Thief - Goscelm of Exeter Walter the Burgundian 0.25 2.50 0.50 - Map
Devon 25,1 Villavin Goscelmus Eadgifu 'of Villavin' - Goscelm of Exeter Walter the Burgundian 0.25 2.50 0.50 - Map
Devon 25,3 Newton Tracey Go Alweard the stumpy - Goscelm of Exeter Walter the Burgundian 0.50 0.50 1.00 - Map
Devon 25,4 Dodscott Go Doda 'of Dodscott' - Goscelm of Exeter Walter the Burgundian 0.25 0.38 0.75 - Map
Devon 25,7 Brushford Go Alweis 'of Brushford' - Goscelm of Exeter Godfrey 'of Woodbeare' 0.25 0.25 0.50 - Map
Devon 25,8 Hampson G Alweald 'of Hampson' - Goscelm of Exeter Hermer 'of Washbourne' 0.28 0.45 0.60 - Map
Devon 25,9 Nichols Nymet Go Alweard the stumpy - Goscelm of Exeter Osmund 'of Nichols Nymet' 1.00 0.50 1.50 - Map
Devon 25,10 Newton Go Beorhtwine 'of Newton' - Goscelm of Exeter Osmund 'of Nichols Nymet' 0.03 0.13 0.35 - Map
Devon 25,12 Fenacre Go Wulfgeat 'of Fenacre' - Goscelm of Exeter Osmund 'of Nichols Nymet' 0.63 0.75 1.00 - Map
Devon 25,13 Woodbeare Go Winemar 'of Woodbeare' - Goscelm of Exeter Godfrey 'of Woodbeare' 1.00 0.50 1.25 - Map
Devon 25,19 Uplowman Go Almær the priest - Goscelm of Exeter Almær the priest 0.19 0.20 0.20 - Map
Devon 25,20 Ash Thomas Go Ælfgifu 'of Ash Thomas' - Goscelm of Exeter Godfrey 'of Woodbeare' 0.50 0.50 0.50 - Map
Devon 25,23 Farway Go Chenias 'of Gittisham' - Goscelm of Exeter Ludo 0.25 1.00 1.00 - Map
Devon 25,24 Washbourne Go Ælfgar 'of Washbourne' - Goscelm of Exeter Hermer 'of Washbourne' 1.00 0.50 1.00 - Map
Devon 25,25 Buckland Tout Saints Go Ælfric 'of Buckland Tout Saints' - Goscelm of Exeter Baldwin the sheriff 0.13 0.50 0.50 - Map
Devon 25,26 Lupridge Go Snotta 'of Lupridge' - Goscelm of Exeter Baldwin the sheriff 0.50 0.35 0.35 - Map
Total               7.14 11.89 12.00  

Subtenant in 1086

Shire Phil. ref. Vill Subtenant DB Spelling Holder 1066 Lord 1066 Tenant-in-Chief 1086 1086 subtenant Fiscal value 1066 value 1086 value Subtenant ID conf. Show on map
Devon 1,60 Bideford Goselmus Beorhtric son of Ælfgar - William, king Goscelm of Exeter 3.00 16.00 16.00 - Map
Devon 1,61 Littleham Goselmus Beorhtric son of Ælfgar - William, king Goscelm of Exeter 1.00 3.00 3.00 - Map
Devon 1,64 Winkleigh Goscelmus Beorhtric son of Ælfgar - William, king Goscelm of Exeter 5.13 30.00 30.00 - Map
Devon 1,65 Ashreigney Goscelmus Beorhtric son of Ælfgar - William, king Goscelm of Exeter 1.88 7.00 7.00 - Map
Devon 1,70 Halberton Goscelm Beorhtric son of Ælfgar - William, king Goscelm of Exeter 0.25 0.50 0.50 - Map
Devon 16,138 Rockbeare Goscelmus Wulfmær the chubby - Baldwin the sheriff Goscelm of Exeter 2.75 0.75 2.00 - Map
Devon 16,161 Sellake Goscelmus Beorhtmær 'of Rillaton' - Baldwin the sheriff Goscelm of Exeter 0.50 0.25 0.50 - Map
Devon 36,7 Owlacombe Goscelmus Ælfgifu 'of Owlacombe' - Theobald fitzBerner Goscelm of Exeter 0.50 1.25 1.00 - Map
Devon 42,6 Great Torrington Beorhtric son of Ælfgar - Odo fitzGamelin Goscelm of Exeter 0.25 0.75 0.75 - Map
Total               15.26 59.50 60.75  

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