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Place: Herringswell

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  • Hundred: Lackford
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 27 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.8 geld units; 4.7 exemption units (quite large).

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

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4.7 exemption units. 20.0 villtax. Taxed on 4.45.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £7.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 6 smallholders. 1 slave. 2 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 3 lord's plough teams. 4.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 5 acres. 2 mills. 1 church. 0.25 church lands.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 5 cattle. 12 pigs. 80 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: (Bury) St Edmunds, abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: (Bury) St Edmunds, abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: (Bury) St Edmunds, abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 14,18

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