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Place: Withersfield

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  • Hundred: Risbridge
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 40 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 8.0 geld units (very large).

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

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4.3 geld units. 6.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £3. Value to lord in 1086 £4.4. Value to lord c. 1070 £3.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 13 smallholders. 3 slaves. 2 free men.
  • Ploughland: 3 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 3 acres. Woodland 20 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1066: 2 cobs. 22 cattle. 60 pigs. 60 sheep. 60 goats.
  • Livestock in 1086: 3 cobs. 20 cattle. 45 pigs. 123 sheep. 57 goats.
  • Lords in 1066: Alwin; Leofwaru; Wulfmer.
  • Overlord in 1066: Wihtgar (son of Aelfric).
  • Lords in 1086: Godard; Payne; Widelard (of Balliol).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Richard son of (Count) Gilbert.
  • Phillimore reference: 25,84

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