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Place: Fordham

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  • Hundred: Lexden
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 31 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.7 geld units (medium).

Fordham appears in 4 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.1 geld units. Taxed on 2.1.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £7. Value to lord in 1086 £7. Value to lord c. 1070 £7.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 11 smallholders. 4 slaves. 3 free men.
  • Ploughland: 3 lord's plough teams. 3.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 12 acres. Woodland 100 pigs. 1 mill.
  • Livestock in 1066: 2 cobs. 3 cows. 8 pigs. 60 sheep. 12 goats. 10 beehives. 3 calves.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 8 cattle. 10 pigs. 80 sheep. 25 goats. 6 beehives.
  • Lord in 1066: Esbiorn.
  • Lord in 1086: Geoffrey.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Hugh of Gournay.
  • Phillimore reference: 47,3

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