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Place: Buttsbury

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  • Hundred: Chelmsford
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 19 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.5 geld units (quite large).

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5.5 geld units. Taxed on 5.5.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £7. Value to lord in 1086 £7. Value to lord c. 1070 £7.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 12 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Pasture 100 sheep. Woodland 500 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1066: 20 cattle. 50 pigs. 60 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 7 cattle. 40 pigs. 100 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Bondi (the constable).
  • Lord in 1086: Henry (of Fyfield).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Henry of Ferrers.
  • Phillimore reference: 29,5

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