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Place: Springfield

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  • Hundred: Chelmsford
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 31 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 7.6 geld units (quite large).

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

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5.3 geld units. Taxed on 5.27.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £5. Value to lord in 1086 £6.1.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 10 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 3 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 25 acres. Woodland 30 pigs. 1 mill.
  • Livestock in 1066: 2 cobs. 12 cattle. 50 pigs. 100 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 4 cobs. 26 cattle. 25 pigs. 40 sheep. 12 goats. 1 beehives. 7 .
  • Lords in 1066: Alstan; free men, two.
  • Lord in 1086: Robert.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ranulf Peverel.
  • Phillimore reference: 34,29

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