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Place: [Great and Little] Leighs

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Known today as Leighs / Great Leighs / Little Leighs.
  • Hundred: Chelmsford
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 32 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 4.6 geld units (quite large).

[Great and Little] Leighs appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.6 geld units. Taxed on 2.62.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £4. Value to lord in 1086 £4.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £4.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 12 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 3 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 6 acres. Woodland 40 pigs. 1 mill.
  • Livestock in 1086: 10 cattle. 10 pigs. 100 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Skalpi the Guard.
  • Overlord in 1066: (Earl) Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: W..
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Geoffrey de Mandeville.
  • Phillimore reference: 30,16

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