The first free online copy of Domesday Book
Find Domesday places near:   

Place: Wivenhoe

Tweet Like on Facebook
  • Hundred: Lexden
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 27 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.2 geld units (quite large).

❧❧ Images for Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk coming soon. ❧❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5.2 geld units. Taxed on 5.2.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £2.3. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 20 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 2.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 12 acres. Pasture 60 sheep. Woodland 100 pigs. 1 mill.
  • Livestock in 1066: 1 cobs. 8 cattle. 20 pigs. 60 sheep. 30 goats.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 10 cattle. 24 pigs. 87 sheep. 20 goats.
  • Lords in 1066: Aelfric (Kemp); free man, one.
  • Lord in 1086: Nigel <of Wivenhoe>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Robert Gernon.
  • Phillimore reference: 32,25

AboutContact ❧ Site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer, University of Hull
Built with open source: PostgreSQL, PostGIS, GeoDjango, and OpenStreetMap.