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Place: [Great and Little] Wenham

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Known today as Wenham / Great Wenham / Little Wenham.
  • Hundred: Sandford
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 59 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3.3 exemption units; 3.1 geld units (quite large).

[Great and Little] Wenham appears in 5 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

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  • Head of manor: East Bergholt.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3.3 exemption units. 24.0 villtax. Taxed on 3.08.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £5.1. Value to lord c. 1070 £6.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 14 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 0.5 lord's plough teams. 3.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 11 acres. Woodland 10 pigs. 1 mill. 1 church. 0.16 church lands.
  • Livestock in 1066: 2 cobs. 4 cattle. 20 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1086: 23 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Auti; Godwin.
  • Lords in 1086: Gerard; Robert son of Corbucion.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Robert son of Corbucion.
  • Phillimore reference: 40,3

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