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Place: Freston

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  • Hundred: Sandford
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 28 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 6.3 geld units (quite large).

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

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6 geld units. 10.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £8. Value to lord in 1086 £11.5.
  • Households: 24 villagers. 4 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 8 acres. 1 mill. 1 church.
  • Livestock in 1066: 11 cattle. 40 pigs. 140 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 3 cattle. 3 pigs. 101 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Robert son of Wiuhomarch.
  • Lord in 1086: Roger of Abernon.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Richard son of (Count) Gilbert.
  • Phillimore reference: 25,76

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