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Place: Blunham

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  • Hundred: Wichestanestou
  • County: Bedfordshire
  • Total population: 14 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).

Blunham appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4.3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £4. Value to lord c. 1070 £3.5.
  • Households: 8 villagers. 5 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.75 lord's lands. Meadow 4 ploughs. 1 mill, value 1.0.
  • Lord in 1066: Freemen, four.
  • Lord in 1086: (Bury) St Edmunds, abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: (Bury) St Edmunds, abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 6,3

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