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Place: Rayleigh

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  • Hundred: Rochford
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 35 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 7.5 geld units (quite large).

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

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units. Taxed on 5.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £10. Value to lord in 1086 £10.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 19 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 4 lord's plough teams. 10 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 10 acres. Woodland 40 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1066: 4 cobs. 13 cattle. 25 pigs. 105 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 5 cobs. 20 cattle. 11 pigs. 80 sheep. 11 goats. 2 .
  • Lords in 1086: Swein of Essex; Frenchmen, four.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Swein of Essex.
  • Phillimore reference: 24,17

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