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Place: Garveston

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  • Hundred: Mitford
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 27 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.5 geld units (quite small).

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5.0 geld units. 16.5 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £7. Value to lord in 1086 £9.8.
  • Households: 14 villagers. 13 smallholders. 8 slaves. 19 free men.
  • Ploughland: 4 lord's plough teams. 8 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 29 acres. Woodland 110 pigs. 2 mills. 2 churches. 0.1 church lands.
  • Livestock in 1066: 2 cobs. 11 cattle. 60 goats.
  • Livestock in 1086: 3 cobs. 11 cattle. 47 pigs. 142 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Thorkil; free men, nineteen.
  • Overlord in 1066: Ely (St Etheldreda), abbey of.
  • Lords in 1086: Bordin <of Thorpland>; Hermer of Ferrers.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Hermer of Ferrers.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Garveston; Whinburgh.
  • Phillimore reference: 13,19

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