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Place: Brightwell

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  • Hundred: Carlford
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 5.5 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.1 geld units (quite small).

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.1 geld units. 4.25 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 3 smallholders. 2 slaves. 1 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 6 acres. 2 mills. 1 church.
  • Livestock in 1066: 1 cobs. 8 pigs. 40 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 8 pigs. 40 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Ely (St Etheldreda), abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Ely (St Etheldreda), abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ely (St Etheldreda), abbey of.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Brightwell; Newbourn.
  • Phillimore reference: 21,54

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