Priston's Domesday Book Entry

"The land of the Church of Bath. The Church holds Priston itself. Before 1066 it paid tax for 6 hides. Land for 8 ploughs, of which 2 hides are in lordship: 1 plough there; 3 slaves.

7 Villagers and 8 smallholders with 6 ploughs and 4 hides.

A mill which pays 7s 6d; meadow, 20 acres; pasture. 80 acres 1 cob. The value was and is £6."