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Place: Higham [Hill]

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  • Hundred: Becontree
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 17 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units. Taxed on 5.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £3.5. Value to lord in 1086 £5.5.
  • Households: 10 villagers. 3 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 18 acres. Woodland 300 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1066: 1 cobs. 15 cattle. 37 pigs. 2 beehives. 1 ox.
  • Lords in 1066: Healfdene <of Hanslope>; free men, two.
  • Lords in 1086: Peter of Valognes; William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Peter of Valognes.
  • Phillimore reference: 36,6

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