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Place: Silsoe

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  • Hundred: Flitton
  • County: Bedfordshire
  • Total population: 24 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 6 geld units (quite large).

Silsoe appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4 geld units. Payments of 0.1 meadow, pasture, woodland.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £11. Value to lord in 1086 £8. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 8 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 7 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 6 ploughs. Woodland 100 pigs. 1 mill, value 0.1.
  • Lords in 1066: Leofnoth (son of Osmund); Freemen, three.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Hugh (of Flanders).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Walter brother of Sihere.
  • Phillimore reference: 33,2

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