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Place: Ousden

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  • Hundred: Risbridge
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 27 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.3 geld units; 6.3 exemption units (quite large).

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

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6.3 exemption units. 3.5 villtax. Taxed on 6.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £7. Value to lord c. 1070 £14.
  • Households: 15 villagers. 9 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 6.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 6 acres. Woodland 20 pigs. 1 church. 0.25 church lands.
  • Livestock in 1066: 4 cobs. 15 cattle. 22 pigs. 164 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 5 cattle. 30 pigs. 88 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Leofric.
  • Lord in 1086: Count Eustace (of Boulogne).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Eustace (of Boulogne).
  • Phillimore reference: 5,1

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