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Place: Preston

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  • Hundred: Babergh
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 23 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.5 geld units (quite large).

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

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3.3 geld units. 2.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £4. Value to lord in 1086 £3.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 4 smallholders. 1 slave. 3 freemen. 1 free men.
  • Ploughland: 2.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. 1 church. 0.05 church lands.
  • Lord in 1066: free man, one.
  • Overlord in 1066: (Bury) St Edmunds, abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Arnulf (the wild).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: (Bury) St Edmunds, abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 14,26

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