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[Image: Excerpt from the Domesday Book]
[Image: Durham Liber Vitae, folio 38r (extract)]

Bersi 2 Bersi ‘of Shurlach’ (Chesh.), fl. 1066

Male
Author: CPL
Editorial Status: 4 of 5

Discussion of the name

Summary

Bersi 2 was a small landowner in north Cheshire, whose ½ hide of land was worth 3 shillings 6 pence.

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

List of property and lordships associated with this name in DB

Holder 1066

Shire Phil. ref. Vill Holder 1066 DB Spelling Holder 1066 Lord 1066 Tenant-in-Chief 1086 1086 subtenant Fiscal value 1066 value 1086 value Holder 1066 ID conf. Show on map
Cheshire 5,6 Shurlach Bers Bersi 'of Shurlach' - Hugh, earl Richard de Vernon 0.50 0.20 0.18 - Map
Total               0.50 0.20 0.18  

Profile

The name was unique in DB. Bersi was listed second of the two men who had manors at Shurlach, which lay between Rudheath and the salt-manufacturing centre of Northwich.

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