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Place: Gestingthorpe

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  • Hundred: Hinckford
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 64 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.8 geld units (quite small).

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

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.3 geld units. Taxed on 1.25.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £10. Value to lord in 1086 £12. Value to lord c. 1070 £15.
  • Households: 20 smallholders. 7 slaves. 11 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 3 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 25 acres. Woodland 60 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1086: 3 cobs. 32 cattle. 88 pigs. 80 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Algar.
  • Lord in 1086: Otto the goldsmith.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Otto the goldsmith.
  • Phillimore reference: 81,1

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