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Place: Shimpling

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  • Hundred: Babergh
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 57 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 6.3 geld units; 7.3 exemption units (very large).

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

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 7.3 exemption units. 15.0 villtax. Taxed on 6.75.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £10.5. Value to lord in 1086 £12.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £12.5.
  • Households: 12 villagers. 18 smallholders. 1 free men.
  • Ploughland: 3 lord's plough teams. 8 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 19 acres. Woodland 100 pigs. 1 church. 0.5 church lands.
  • Livestock in 1066: 7 cattle. 60 pigs. 80 sheep. 16 goats. 4 horses.
  • Livestock in 1086: 5 cattle. 33 pigs. 100 sheep. 24 goats. 5 .
  • Lords in 1066: Aelgyth (widow of Thorsten); free man, one.
  • Overlords in 1066: Aelgyth (widow of Thorsten); King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Ralph Baynard.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ralph Baynard.
  • Phillimore reference: 33,13

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