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Place: Hempstead

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  • Hundred: Freshwell
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 39 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3.8 geld units (medium).

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3.8 geld units. Taxed on 3.75.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £12. Value to lord in 1086 £16.
  • Households: 22 villagers. 10 smallholders. 7 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 3 lord's plough teams. 10 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 15 acres. Woodland 200 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Wihtgar (son of Aelfric).
  • Lord in 1086: Robert of Vatteville.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Richard son of (Count) Gilbert.
  • Phillimore reference: 23,41

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